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Related to dentate: dentate leaf
1. Edged with toothlike projections; toothed: dentate leaves.
2. Chemistry Having a binding site. Used of ligands.
1. (Biology) having teeth or toothlike processes
2. (Botany) (of leaves) having a toothed margin
[C19: from Latin dentātus]
having a toothed margin or toothlike projections or processes: a dentate leaf.