Friday, July 25, 2014
Citations for laciniate
Plants with entire petals occur mainly in the northern half of the range, whilst plants with crenate to laciniate petals occur mainly in Greece.
An armchair stood by the sofa, but I always avoided it because of its golden satin, the mere sight of which caused a laciniate shiver to branch from my spine like nocturnal lightning.
Origin of laciniate
Laciniate entered English in the 1750s from the word lacinia which referred to a jagged part of a leaf.