emarginate

adjective
emar·​gin·​ate | \ (ˌ)ē-ˈmär-jə-nət How to pronounce emarginate (audio) , -ˌnāt \

Definition of emarginate

: having the margin notched

Other Words from emarginate

emargination \ (ˌ)ē-​ˌmär-​jə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce emargination (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of emarginate

1794, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for emarginate

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

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“Emarginate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emarginate. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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