laciniate

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adjective la·cin·i·ate \ lə-ˈsi-nē-ət , -ˌāt \

Definition of laciniate

:bordered with a fringe; especially :cut into deep irregular usually pointed lobes
  • laciniate leaves

laciniation

play \lə-ˌsi-nē-ˈā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of laciniate

Latin lacinia flap; akin to Latin lacerare


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