Crenate Cre"nate (kr[=e]"n[asl]t), Crenated Cre"na*ted (kr[=e]"n[asl]*t[e^]d), a. [L. crena notch. See {Cranny}.] (Bot.) Having the margin cut into rounded teeth notches, or scallops. [1913 Webster]

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  • crénaté — crénaté, ée (kré na té, tée) adj. Qui contient des crénates. Eaux minérales crénatées …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • crenate — [krē′nāt΄] [ModL crenatus < VL crena, a notch, groove < IE * (s)krei , to separate: see CRISIS] adj. having a notched or scalloped edge, as certain leaves: see LEAF: also crenated crenately adv …   English World dictionary

  • crenate — or crenated adjective Etymology: New Latin crenatus, from Medieval Latin crena notch Date: 1688 having the margin or surface cut into rounded scallops < a crenate leaf > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crenate — margined by small, rounded scallops …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • crenate — adj. [L. crena, notch] Having a scalloped or toothed margin; indented; notched …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • crenate — /kree nayt/, adj. having the margin notched or scalloped so as to form rounded teeth, as a leaf. Also, crenated. [1785 95; < NL crenatus, equiv. to L cren(a) a notch, serration (a word occurring in some manuscripts of Pliny, identified with a… …   Universalium

  • crenate — 1. adjective /ˈkɹiː.neɪt/ Having round or blunt teeth on its margin; scalloped. 2. noun /ˈkɹiː.neɪt/ Any salt or ester of crenic acid …   Wiktionary

  • crénate — (kré na t ) s. m. Nom des sels que forme l acide crénique. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Crénique …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • crenate — cre·nate (kreґnāt) [L. crenatus] crenated …   Medical dictionary

  • crenate — cre·nate || kriːneɪt adj. ridged, notched, scalloped …   English contemporary dictionary

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