[ih-mahr-juh-neyt, -nit or ih-mahr-juh-ney-tid]
- notched at the margin.
- Botany. notched at the apex, as a petal or leaf.
Origin of emarginate
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Examples from the Web for emarginated
When there is a notch or sinus at the anterior extremity, it is said to be emarginated.A Conchological Manual
George Brettingham Sowerby
Ear large, erect and pointed, rounded at the base and emarginated on the outer edge; nasal process complicated.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon
Robert A. Sterndale
- having a notched tip or edgeemarginate leaves
C17: from Latin ēmargināre to deprive of its edge, from margō margin
- Having a shallow notch at the tip, as in some petals and leaves or the tails of some birds.
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