serriform

[ ser-uh-fawrm ]
/ ˈsɛr əˌfɔrm /

adjective

resembling the notched edge of a saw; serrated.

Nearby words

  1. serrature,
  2. serre-papier,
  3. serrefine,
  4. serried,
  5. serriedly,
  6. serrulate,
  7. serrulation,
  8. serrurerie,
  9. serry,
  10. sert

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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