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 (krĕn′yə-lĭt, -lāt′) or cren·u·lat·ed (-lā′tĭd)
Having a margin or contour with shallow, usually rounded notches and projections; finely notched or scalloped: a crenulate leaf; a crenulate coastline.

[New Latin crēnulātus, from crēnula, diminutive of Medieval Latin crēna, notch.]

cren′u·la′tion n.
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Adj.1.crenulated - having a margin with small rounded teeth; "a crenulate leaf"
rough - of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
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