[kren-yuh-leyt, -lit or kren-yuh-ley-tid]
- minutely crenate, as the margin of certain leaves.
Origin of crenulate
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for crenulated
It is much like the Venus shells in form, but the margins are not crenulated.The Sea Shore
William S. Furneaux
The clouds were in rounded bunches and each bunch was crenulated.Through the Yukon Gold Diggings
Josiah Edward Spurr
Crenulated: Having a series of notches; marked as with notches, as the indented margin of a shell.
They are both ventricose, thin, inflated shells, with large body-whorls and crenulated lips.
Leaves deltoid, wider than long, crenulated all round, both sides smooth from the first; leafstalk compressed; buds glutinous.Trees of the Northern United States
Austin C. Apgar
- having a margin very finely notched with rounded projections, as certain leaves
C18: from New Latin crēnulātus, from crēnula, literally: a little notch; see crenel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012