crispate

or cris·pat·ed

[kris-peyt or kris-pey-tid]

adjective Botany.

(of a leaf) having curly or wavy edges.

Nearby words

  1. crisis,
  2. crisis center,
  3. crisis management,
  4. crisis theology,
  5. crisp,
  6. crispation,
  7. crispbread,
  8. crispen,
  9. crisper,
  10. crispi

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British Dictionary definitions for crispate

crispate

crispated or crisped

adjective

having a curled or waved appearance

Word Origin for crispate

C19: from Latin crispāre to curl

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