crenate

adjective cre·nate \ ˈkrē-ˌnāt \
variants: or crenated play \ˈkrē-ˌnā-təd\

Definition of crenate

:having the margin or surface cut into rounded scallops
  • a crenate leaf

Origin and Etymology of crenate

New Latin crenatus, from Medieval Latin crena notch


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