Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

retroserrulate

[re-troh-ser-yuh-lit, -leyt, -ser-uh-] /ˌrɛ troʊˈsɛr yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt, -ˈsɛr ə-/
adjective, Botany, Zoology.
1.
having tiny retrorse teeth or barbs.
Origin of retroserrulate
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; retro- + serrulate
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for retroserrulate
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for retroserrulate

Word Value for retroserrulate

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends