Chiefly Biology. notched on the edge like a saw:
a serrate leaf.
Numismatics. (of a coin) having a grooved edge.
verb (used with object), serrated, serrating.
to make serrate or serrated:
He serrated the knives so they would cut meat easily.
adjective (ˈsɛrɪt; -eɪt)
(of leaves) having a margin of forward pointing teeth
having a notched or sawlike edge
verb (səˈreɪt)
(transitive) to make serrate

serrate ser·rate (sěr’āt’) or ser·rat·ed (-ā’tĭd)

Having or forming a row of small, sharp, projections resembling the teeth of a saw.

Having a saw-toothed edge or margin notched with toothlike projections.


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