verb (used with object), ser·rat·ed, ser·rat·ing.
Words nearby serrate
Origin of serrate
OTHER WORDS FROM serratesub·ser·rate, adjectiveun·ser·rate, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for serrate
This elm leaf of mine has a 'serrate' edge with the teeth pointing forward like the teeth of a saw.Ethel Morton's Enterprise|Mabell S.C. Smith
Leaves obovate and lance-ovate, serrate, on slender spreading branches.Trees of the Northern United States|Austin C. Apgar
The leaves are opposite, elliptical, serrate, with short stalks.Field and Woodland Plants|William S. Furneaux
Along the whole shell arise three divergent, serrate ribs, which disappear towards the hemispherical, basal pole.
The serrate pines on my horizon are not the pickets of a great pen.The Face of the Fields|Dallas Lore Sharp