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Meaning of DENTATE

Pronunciation:  'denteyt

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  having toothlike projections in the margin

DENTATE is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: rough



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Den"tate\, Dentated \Den"ta*ted\, a. [L. dentatus, fr.
dens, dentis, tooth.]
1. (Bot.) Toothed; especially, with the teeth projecting
   straight out, not pointed either forward or backward; as,
   a dentate leaf.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having teeth or toothlike points. See Illust.
   of {Antenn[ae]}.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Toothed.
Thesaurus Terms
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