sinuate

adjective
sin·​u·​ate | \ ˈsin-yə-wət How to pronounce sinuate (audio) , -ˌwāt \

Definition of sinuate

: having the margin wavy with strong indentations sinuate leaves

First Known Use of sinuate

1688, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sinuate

Latin sinuatus, past participle of sinuare to bend, from sinus curve

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“Sinuate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sinuate. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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