See more synonyms for marginate on Thesaurus.com adjective Also mar·gin·at·ed.
- having a margin.
- Entomology. having the margin of a distinct color: marginate with purple.
verb (used with object), mar·gin·at·ed, mar·gin·at·ing.
- to furnish with a margin; border.
Origin of marginate
1600–10;Related formsmar·gin·a·tion, nounun·mar·gin·at·ed, adjective
< Latin marginātus,
past participle of margināre
to provide with borders or edges. See margin
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for marginate
- (tr) to provide with a margin or margins
Derived Formsmargination, noun
- biology having a margin of a distinct colour or formmarginate leaves
C18: from Latin margināre
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