sin·​u·​ate ˈsin-yə-wət How to pronounce sinuate (audio)
: having the margin wavy with strong indentations
sinuate leaves

Word History


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

First Known Use

1688, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sinuate was in 1688

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Cite this Entry

“Sinuate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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