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dentate
dentate leaf

den·tate

 (dĕn′tāt′)
adj.
1. Edged with toothlike projections; toothed: dentate leaves.
2. Chemistry Having a binding site. Used of ligands.

[Latin dentātus, from dēns, dent-, tooth; see dent- in Indo-European roots.]

den′tate′ly adv.
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