emar·​gin·​ate (ˌ)ē-ˈmär-jə-nət How to pronounce emarginate (audio)
: having the margin notched

Word History


Latin emarginatus, past participle of emarginare to deprive of a margin, from e- + margin-, margo margin

First Known Use

1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of emarginate was in 1794

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“Emarginate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emarginate. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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