adjective see crenulated

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  • Crenulate — Cren u*late (kr?n ? l?t), Crenulated Cren u*la ted ( l? t?d), a. [Dim. of crenate.] (Bot.) Minutely crenate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crenulate — [kren′yo͞olāt΄idkren′yo͞o lit, kren′yo͞olāt΄] adj. [ModL crenulatus < crenula, dim. < VL crena, a notch, groove] having tiny notches or scallops, as some leaves or shells: also crenulated [kren′yo͞olāt΄id] …   English World dictionary

  • crenulate — adjective having a margin with small rounded teeth a crenulate leaf • Syn: ↑crenulated • Similar to: ↑rough …   Useful english dictionary

  • crenulate — minutely crenate or scalloped …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • crenulate — adj. [L. dim. crena, notch] Finely notched or scalloped; plicate; annulet …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • crenulate — /kren yeuh layt , lit/, adj. minutely crenate, as the margin of certain leaves. Also, crenulated. [1785 95; < NL crenulatus, equiv. to crenul(a) (dim. of crena notch; see CRENATE) + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • crenulate — adjective Minutely crenate or scalloped …   Wiktionary

  • crenulate — (Order Isopoda): Having a scalloped edge with rounded teeth, usually used to refer to the margin of a structure [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • crenulate — [ krɛnjʊleɪt] adjective technical having a finely scalloped or notched outline or edge. Derivatives crenulated adjective crenulation noun Origin C18: from mod. L. crenulatus, from crenula, dimin. of crena notch …   English new terms dictionary

  • crenulate —   Having minute rounded teeth, e.g. the megasporophyll margins of Cycas thouarsii.   See also crenate.   Cf. spinulose …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

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