adjective Also sin·u·at·ed.
verb (used without object), sin·u·at·ed, sin·u·at·ing.
Origin of sinuate
Examples from the Web for sinuate
Frequently the lower edge is notched at, or near, the stem and in this case they are said to be emarginate or sinuate.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
Sinuate, said of the gills when they are notched at their junction with the stem.
Sinuate, with the sinuses cut out into smaller irregular notches as if gnawed.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby
The gills are notched (sinuate) at the stem, or adnate, sometimes slightly decurrent, crowded.
Sinuate, with margin alternately bowed inwards and outwards, 55.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
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Word Origin for sinuate
Word Origin and History for sinuate
1680s, from Latin sinuatus, past participle of sinuare (see insinuate).