or den·tic·u·lat·ed

[den-tik-yuh-lit, -leyt or den-tik-yuh-ley-tid]


Botany, Zoology. finely dentate, as a leaf.
Architecture. having dentils.

Origin of denticulate

1655–65; < Latin denticulātus having small teeth, equivalent to denticul(us) denticle + -ātus -ate1
Related formsden·tic·u·late·ly, adverbmul·ti·den·tic·u·late, adjectivemul·ti·den·tic·u·lat·ed, adjectivesub·den·tic·u·late, adjectivesub·den·tic·u·lat·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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biology very finely tootheddenticulate leaves
having denticles
architect having dentils
Derived Formsdenticulately, adverb

Word Origin for denticulate

C17: from Latin denticulātus having small teeth
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