adjective Also mar·gin·at·ed.
verb (used with object), mar·gin·at·ed, mar·gin·at·ing.
to furnish with a margin; border.
Origin of marginate
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(tr) to provide with a margin or margins
biology having a margin of a distinct colour or formmarginate leaves
Word Origin for marginate
C18: from Latin margināre
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The adhesion of white blood cells to the endothelial cells of blood vessels that occurs at the site of an injury during the early phases of inflammation.
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