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serriform

[ ser-uh-fawrm ]
/ ˈsɛr əˌfɔrm /
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adjective
resembling the notched edge of a saw; serrated.
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Origin of serriform

1815–25; serri- (combining form of Latin serra saw) + -form
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British Dictionary definitions for serriform

serriform
/ (ˈsɛrɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective
biology resembling a notched or sawlike edge

Word Origin for serriform

serri-, from Latin serra saw
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