dentate

adjective
den·​tate | \ ˈden-ˌtāt How to pronounce dentate (audio) \

Definition of dentate

: having teeth or pointed conical projections a dentate margin of a leaf

First Known Use of dentate

1760, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dentate

Latin dentatus, from dent-, dens

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The first known use of dentate was in 1760

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“Dentate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dentate. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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dentate

adjective
den·​tate | \ ˈden-ˌtāt How to pronounce dentate (audio) \

Medical Definition of dentate

: having teeth or pointed conical projections

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