[ den-tey-shuh n ]
/ dɛnˈteɪ ʃən /
noun Botany, Zoology.
the state or form of being dentate.
an angular or toothlike projection of a margin.
English Affixes From A To Z: A One-Stop List Of Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsIn English, we love to make new words by adding all sorts of bits to the front and back of existing terms. These are called affixes, and they are added to the base or stem of a word. When attached to the end of word, the affix is called a suffix. And to the beginning? A prefix.
Related formssub·den·ta·tion, noun
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It is a large, square dwelling, painted yellow with green blinds, showing at the front a porch ornamented with dentation.Historic Homes|Mary H. Northend
British Dictionary definitions for dentation
/ (dɛnˈteɪʃən) /
the state or condition of being dentate
an angular projection or series of projections, as on the margin of a leaf
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