[ser-yuh-lit, -leyt, ser-uh-]
- finely or minutely serrate, as a leaf.
Often ser·ru·lat·ed [ser-yuh-ley-tid, ser-uh-] /sɛr yəˌleɪ tɪd, ˈsɛr ə-/.
Origin of serrulate
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Examples from the Web for serrulate
In some other plants the edges are serrulate, crenulate, etc.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.
George Francis Atkinson
Besides, the sterile fronds of the latter have serrulate segments.
Broadest at the base, with lanceolate, serrulate divisions united by a broad wing.
Palea distinctly toothed at the apex, making it almost three-lobed and very characteristic; with awn-point; five ribs, serrulate.
The glumes may remain attached: the outer has a serrulate keel, and often a violet hue.
- (esp of leaves) minutely serrate
C18: from New Latin serrulātus, from Latin serrula diminutive of serra a saw