noun Botany, Zoology.
the state or form of being dentate.
an angular or toothlike projection of a margin.
Origin of dentation
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Related Words for dentationivory, point, canine, snag, tine, tusk, dent, molar, premolar, grinder, serration, fang, cuspid, bicuspid, denticle, incisor, eyetooth, laniary
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Historical Examples of dentation
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
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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