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Serrate

SER'RATE

, [L. serratus, from serro, to saw; serra, a saw.] Jagged; notched; indented on the

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serrate

serrate

English

Adjective

serrate (comparative more serrate, superlative most serrate)

  1. Having tooth-like projections on one side, as in a saw.
    Many click beetles have serrate antennae.
  2. (botany) (leaves) Having tooth-like projections pointed away from the petiole.

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Usage notes

Serrate is used in some scientific communities; for common usage, serrated is typically the more appropriate term.

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Verb

serrate (third-person singular simple present serrates, present participle serrating, simple past and past participle serrated)

  1. To make serrate.

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Italian

Noun

serrate f

  1. plural of serrata

Verb

serrate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of serrare
  2. second-person plural imperative of serrare
  3. feminine plural of serrato

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Latin

Verb

serrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of serrō