from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Having a shallow notch at the tip, as in some petals and leaves.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To remove the margin of; deprive of margin.
- Having the margin or extremity taken away.
- To render visible or conspicuous the boundary or margin of (something); specifically, to bring out clearly the outlines of (objects under the microscope) by adjustment of the focus and lighting.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To take away the margin of.
- adjective Having the margin interrupted by a notch or shallow sinus.
- adjective (Bot.) Notched at the summit.
- adjective (Cryst.) Having the edges truncated.
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- adjective botany, mycology Roughly the same height for most of its length, becoming much shallower before reaching the attachment point.
- verb transitive To take away the margin of.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective having a notched tip
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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The _second glume_ is the longest, linear-lanceolate, rigid, tip obtuse or emarginate, slightly convex with
+Gills+ slightly emarginate, almost adnate, somewhat crowded, about 3 inches broad, wholly white when young, at length reddish.
The _first glume_ is ovate-oblong, thickly coriaceous, smooth at the back with a truncate base and a transverse ridge at the base inside, many-nerved, with very narrow inflexed margins and very narrow wings at the top, the apex is obtuse or emarginate.
The _first glume_ is coriaceous, oblong-lanceolate, acute, truncate or emarginate, slightly hairy, or glabrous with a deep pit above the middle (sometimes with two or three pits also) 7 - to 9-nerved with a few long hairs below the middle and with margins infolded and shortly ciliate.
The _first glume_ is cuneately obovate or obcordate, yellowish with red brown tips or dark brown with yellow tips, chartaceous below, membranous, hyaline and ciliate at the truncate, emarginate or retuse apex, 7 - to 9-nerved, the nerves abruptly ceasing towards the apex.
The second glume is linear-lanceolate, rigid, empty, persistent recurved when old, tip obtuse or emarginate.
Cordate: heart-shaped; triangular, with the corners of the base rounded: not necessarily emarginate at the middle of base.
Arcuato-emarginate: with a bow-like or curved excision.
Biemarginate: twice emarginate; with two excisions.
The _first glume_ is very small, membranous, glabrous, broader than long, cordate or triangular, broadly but shallowly emarginate, nerveless or very obscurely 1 - to