- serrano ham,
- serrate suture,
Origin of serrated
verb (used with object), ser·rat·ed, ser·rat·ing.
Origin of serrate
Examples from the Web for serrated
It feels like an innocuous moment, it should be an innocuous moment, but such moments are like serrated precipices.
The Superstar was the 1969 Adidas sneaker which featured the rubber toe cap and the iconic three serrated stripes along the side.
Serrated knives are the disposable ballpoint pen of the knife world.
Scalloped edges are gentler than serrated edges and leave a cleaner cut.
Serrated bread knives can be found for less than $20 at your local restaurant supply store.
Beside it, a tall needle of rock, serrated and sharp, shot up.My New Curate|P.A. Sheehan
Thirdly, the external lines of junction between the transverse terminal loops being smooth or not serrated.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
The leaves are opposite, and three or five lobed;162 they are serrated on the edges, and rough on the surface.Botany for Ladies|Jane Loudon
Though of great size, it is of light structure, and serrated at the edges.The Western World|W.H.G. Kingston
The leaves are broadly oval and serrated at the tips, but they vary in this respect.Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs|A. D. Webster
adjective (ˈsɛrɪt, -eɪt)
Word Origin for serrate
1703, past participle adjective based on Latin serratus (see serrate (adj.)). Serrating "sawing" attested from 1590s, but serrate as a transitive verb not attested before 1750 according to OED.
"notched," 1660s, from Latin serratus "sawlike, notched like a saw," from serra "a saw," of unknown origin. Related: Serrated; serrating.