American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having or forming a row of small sharp projections resembling the teeth of a saw: serrate teeth; a serrate talon.
- adj. Having a saw-toothed edge or margin notched with toothlike projections: serrate leaves.
- v. To make serrate or saw-toothed; jag the edge of.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Notched on the edge like a saw; toothed; specifically, in botany, having small sharp teeth along the margin, pointing toward the apex: as, a serrate leaf. When a serrate leaf has small serratures upon the large ones, it is said to be doubly servate, as in the elm. The word is also applied to a calyx, corolla, or stipule. A serrate-ciliate leaf is one having fine hairs, like the eyelashes, on the serratures. A serrate-dentate leaf has the serratures toothed. In zoology and anatomy serrate is applied to very many structures much unlike one another, but having more or fewer similar teeth.
- To render serrate; notch like a saw.
- adj. Having tooth-like projections on one side, as in a saw.
- adj. botany (leaves) Having tooth-like projections pointed away from the petiole.
- v. To make serrate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Notched on the edge, like a saw.
- adj. (Bot.) Beset with teeth pointing forwards or upwards.
- adj. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
- v. make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
- From Latin serratus, past participle of serrō. (Wiktionary)
- Latin serrātus, saw-shaped, from serra, saw. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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