from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Finely toothed or notched; minutely dentate: denticulate leaves; denticulate fish scales.
  • adj. Architecture Having dentils.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Finely dentate, as a leaf edge; bearing many small toothlike structures.
  • adj. Having dentils.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Furnished with denticles; notched into little toothlike projections.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Finely dented; edged with minute tooth-like projections: as, a denticulate leaf, calyx, etc.
  • In architecture, formed into dentils.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a very finely toothed margin


Latin denticulātus, from denticulus, denticle; see denticle.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin denticulātus. (Wiktionary)



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