Biserrate
Biserrate Bi*ser"rate, a. [Pref. bi- + serrate.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Doubly serrate, or having the serratures serrate, as in some leaves. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Serrate on both sides, as some antenn[ae]. [1913 Webster]


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  • biserrate — [bī ser′āt΄, bī ser′it] adj. 1. Bot. having serrations along the serrations, as some leaves; doubly serrate: see LEAF 2. Zool. notched on both sides, as some antennae …   English World dictionary

  • biserrate — adj. [L. bis, two; serra, saw] Having two notched or saw teeth …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • biserrate — /buy ser ayt, it/, adj. Bot. notched like a saw, with the teeth also notched; doubly serrate. [1825 35; BI 1 + SERRATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • biserrate — adjective Having serration that are themselves serrate …   Wiktionary

  • biserrate —   Doubly serrate; with smaller regular, asymmetric teeth on the margins of larger teeth, e.g. the leaflet margins of Zamia disodon …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • biserrate — bi·serrate …   English syllables

  • biserrate — /baɪˈsɛreɪt/ (say buy serayt), / rət/ (say ruht) adjective (of a leaf) doubly serrate; notched like a saw, with the teeth also notched …   Australian English dictionary

  • biserrate — adjective having saw like notches with the notches themselves similarly notched • Similar to: ↑rough …   Useful english dictionary

  • bi|ser|rate — «by SEHR ayt, iht», adjective. 1. Botany. doubly serrate. A biserrate leaf is notched like a saw, with each notch also notched. 2. Zoology. serrate on both sides: »a biserrate antenna …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ulmus × hollandica 'Virens' — Infobox Cultivar | name = Ulmus × hollandica hybrid = U. glabra × U. minor cultivar = Virens origin = England Ulmus × hollandica Virens Henry, the Kidbrook Elm, is one of a number of cultivars arising from the crossing of the Wych Elm U. glabra… …   Wikipedia

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