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retroserrate

[ re-troh-ser-it, -eyt ]
/ ˌrɛ troʊˈsɛr ɪt, -eɪt /
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adjective Botany, Zoology.

having retrorse teeth or barbs.

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Origin of retroserrate

First recorded in 1855–60; retro- + serrate
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