from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a margin with very small, low, rounded teeth: a crenulate leaf.
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- adj. Minutely crenate or scalloped.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Minutely crenate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Notched; marked as with notches.
- Specifically— In botany, having the edge cut into very small scallops, as some leaves. Also crenelate, crenellate.
- In conchology, an epithet applied to the indented margin of a shell. The fine saw-like edge of the shell of the cockle, which fits nicely into the opposite shell, is a familiar example.
- In entomology, finely crenate or waved: as, a crenulate margin.
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- adj. having a margin with small rounded teeth
New Latin crēnulātus, from crēnula, diminutive of Medieval Latin crēna, notch.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)