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serrated

[ ser-ey-tid, suh-rey- ]
/ ˈsɛr eɪ tɪd, səˈreɪ- /
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adjective

having a notched edge or sawlike teeth, especially for cutting; serrate: the serrated blade of a bread knife.

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Origin of serrated

First recorded in 1695–1705; serrate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM serrated

sub·ser·rat·ed, adjectiveun·ser·rat·ed, adjective
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serrated

adjective (səˈreɪtɪd)

having a notched or sawlike edge
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