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ser·rate

, serrated (ser'āt, -ā'ted),
Toothed.
[L. serratus, fr. serra, a saw]
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serrate

(sĕr′āt′)
adj. or serrated (sĕr′ā′tĭd, sə-rā′-)
1. Having a saw-toothed edge or margin notched with toothlike projections: serrate leaves.
2. Forming a row of small sharp projections resembling the teeth of a saw: serrate teeth.
tr.v. ser·rated, ser·rating, ser·rates
To make (something) serrate.
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ser·rate

, serrated (ser'āt, -ĕd)
Toothed.
[L. serratus, fr. serra, a saw]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

serrate

(of margins) with tooth-like shape.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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