denticulate
or denticulated adjective Date: 1661 1. finely dentate or serrate <
a denticulate shell
>
<
a denticulate margin of a leaf
>
2. cut into dentils • denticulation noun

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  • Denticulate — Den*tic u*late, Denticulated Den*tic u*la ted, a. [L. denticulatus, fr. denticulus. See {Denticle}.] Furnished with denticles; notched into little toothlike projections; as, a denticulate leaf of calyx. {Den*tic u*late*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • denticulate — [den tik′yo͞o lit, den tik′yo͞olāt΄] adj. [L denticulatus] 1. having denticles 2. having dentils 3. Bot. finely dentate: Also denticulated denticulately adv …   English World dictionary

  • denticulate — adjective a) finely dentate, as a leaf The denticulate maple leaf has a toothed margin b) having dentils …   Wiktionary

  • denticulate — tooth bearing or having denticles. Also spelt dendiculate …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • denticulate — denticulately, adv. /den tik yeuh lit, layt /, adj. 1. Bot., Zool. finely dentate, as a leaf. 2. Archit. having dentils. Also, denticulated. [1655 65; < L denticulatus having small teeth, equiv. to denticul(us) DENTICLE + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • denticulate — A surface invested with denticulettes [Ingle, 1992]. Having denticles [Wilson, 1989]. (Order Isopoda): Having fine teeth [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • denticulate — den·tic·u·late den tik yə lət or den·tic·u·lat·ed .lāt əd adj finely dentate or serrate …   Medical dictionary

  • denticulate — adj. serrated, having toothlike projections …   English contemporary dictionary

  • denticulate — [dɛn tɪkjʊlət] adjective having small teeth or tooth like projections. Derivatives denticulated adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • denticulate —   Finely dentate, e.g. the leaflet margins of Zamia amazonum.   See also serrulate …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

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