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marginate

[ mahr-juh-neyt ]
/ 藞m蓱r d蕭蓹藢ne瑟t /
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adjective Also mar路gin路at路ed.
having a margin.
Entomology. having the margin of a distinct color: marginate with purple.
verb (used with object), mar路gin路at路ed, mar路gin路at路ing.
to furnish with a margin; border.
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Origin of marginate

1600鈥10; <Latin margin膩tus, past participle of margin膩re to provide with borders or edges. See margin, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM marginate

mar路gin路a路tion, nounun路mar路gin路at路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for marginate

marginate
/ (藞m蓱藧d蕭瑟藢ne瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to provide with a margin or margins
adjective
biology having a margin of a distinct colour or formmarginate leaves

Derived forms of marginate

margination, noun

Word Origin for marginate

C18: from Latin margin膩re
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