marginate

[mahr-juh-neyt]
verb (used with object), mar·gin·at·ed, mar·gin·at·ing.
  1. to furnish with a margin; border.

Origin of marginate

1600–10; < Latin marginātus, past participle of margināre to provide with borders or edges. See margin, -ate1
Related formsmar·gin·a·tion, nounun·mar·gin·at·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for marginate

marginate

verb
  1. (tr) to provide with a margin or margins
adjective
  1. biology having a margin of a distinct colour or formmarginate leaves
Derived Formsmargination, noun

Word Origin for marginate

C18: from Latin margināre
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