erose

adjective \ i-ˈrōs \

Definition of erose

: irregular, uneven; specifically : having the margin irregularly notched
  • an erose leaf

Origin and Etymology of erose

Latin erosus, past participle of erodere

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erose

adjective \ i-ˈrōs \

medical Definition of erose

: having the margin irregularly notched as if gnawed
  • an erose edge of a bacterial colony

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