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Origin of emarginate
OTHER WORDS FROM emarginatee·mar·gi·nate·ly, adverbe·mar·gi·na·tion, nounsub·e·mar·gi·nate, adjectivesub·e·mar·gi·nat·ed, adjective
Words nearby emarginate
Example sentences from the Web for emarginate
Gills raw umber to Mars brown (R), emarginate, adnate sometimes with a decurrent tooth, easily becoming free.
The ends of the transverse processes of the eighth and ninth vertebræ are emarginate for the articulation of the ribs.The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae|Frederick True
Of 32 adults examined, seven have the tongue shallowly notched posteriorly; in the others the tongue is emarginate.A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla|William E. Duellman
Bill very short, moderately stout; tail rather long, emarginate, and rounded.A Synopsis of the Birds of North America|John James Audubon
Frequently the lower edge is notched at, or near, the stem and in this case they are said to be emarginate or sinuate.