adjective Botany, Zoology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dentateden·tate·ly, adverbsub·den·tate, adjective
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Six basal feet curved, divergent, lamellar, with a middle rib and dentate edges.
Horn pyramidal, stout, as long as the shell, with three dentate edges.
Dentate, or Toothed, when such teeth point outwards, instead of forwards; as in Fig. 143.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
The body is globular, the neck is very short and is ornamented with a dentate band.Ancient Pottery of the Mississippi Valley|William H. Holmes
Leaves complicate-bilobed, the upper lobe smaller, the lower succubous; margins entire or dentate or ciliate; underleaves none.