denticulate

adjective
den·​tic·​u·​late | \ den-ˈti-kyə-lət How to pronounce denticulate (audio) \
variants: or denticulated \ den-​ˈti-​kyə-​ˌlā-​təd How to pronounce denticulate (audio) \

Definition of denticulate

1 : finely dentate or serrate a denticulate shell a denticulate margin of a leaf
2 : cut into dentils

Other Words from denticulate

denticulation \ (ˌ)den-​ˌti-​kyə-​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce denticulate (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of denticulate

1661, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Denticulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/denticulate. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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denticulate

adjective
den·​tic·​u·​late | \ den-ˈtik-yə-lət How to pronounce denticulate (audio) \
variants: or denticulated \ -​ˌlāt-​əd How to pronounce denticulate (audio) \

Medical Definition of denticulate

: finely dentate or serrate

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