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 (dĕn-tĭk′yə-lĭt) also den·tic·u·lat·ed (-lā′tĭd)
1. Finely toothed or notched; minutely dentate: denticulate leaves; denticulate fish scales.
2. Architecture Having dentils.

[Latin denticulātus, from denticulus, denticle; see denticle.]

den·tic′u·late·ly adv.
den·tic′u·la′tion n.


(dɛnˈtɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt) or


1. (Biology) biology very finely toothed: denticulate leaves.
2. (Zoology) having denticles
3. (Architecture) architect having dentils
[C17: from Latin denticulātus having small teeth]
denˈticulately adv


(dɛnˈtɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

also den•tic•u•lat•ed

(-ˌleɪ tɪd)

1. finely dentate, as a leaf.
2. having dentils.
[1655–65; < Latin denticulātus serrated =denticul(us) small tooth (diminutive of dēns; see -cle1) + -ātus -ate1]
den•tic′u•late•ly, adv.
den•tic`u•la′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.denticulate - having a very finely toothed margin
rough - of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
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5-2 mm Blade degree of division pinnate shape ovate to deltoid apex attenuate, pinnatifid base truncate, sometimes obtuse size (length X width) 13-33 X 12-28 cm texture herbaceous Rachis color greenish indumentum brownish to blackish filiform scales and scarce pluricellular hairs Pinnae shape lanceolate orientation with ascending respect to rachis apex acute to attenuate petiolule petiolulate margin denticulate size (length X width) 7-12 X 1-2 cm number of pairs 6-11 Venation veins 2-forked Sori shape linear number of pairs 5-8 length 4-10 mm position medial Indusium color light brown margin entire width 0.
Characteristics include the presence of cancellate teleoconch sculpture, one or more diagonally cancellate protoconch whorls (initially smooth or spirally striate), and a linguiform to lacrimiform anal sinus, its upper margin drawn forward at suture by a callous node; outer lip with a strong varix, denticulate to dentate within.
8-3 cm, shorter than the leaves; floral bracts ovate, apex broadly acute to subobtuse and minutely apiculate, erect, densely imbricate, entire or remotely denticulate at apex, undulate toward the base, completely hiding the calyx but slightly shorter than the corolla, 35-40 x 18-22 cm, ecarinate, pale rose and soon paleaceous, submembranaceous, densely white-lanate mainly near the base and along the basal margins.
The genus was placed next to Miconia Ruiz & Pavon by Grisebach (1866), who distinguished it on the basis of its truncate to fove to six denticulate calyx lobes, rigid, dry berry, and larger flowers (in almost all the species).
The washed sample derived primarily from Layer M (15/16, with one artefact from Layer 6a) and consisted 15 scrapers and one denticulate.
The scales on the lower portion of the stipes were slightly tortuous, and the margins of the scales were more or less denticulate with sparse projections more similar to those of P.
Bernardia trelawniensis has leaves with denticulate margins, whereas, all other species in Lasiocroton have leaves with entire to sinuate margins (Radcliffe-Smith, 2001; Webster, 1994).
The four general groups of type of tool (scraper, denticulate, upper Palaeolithic and various) are clearly distinguished, but the two kinds of flake production, Levallois and Kombewa, are not (Figure 4).
0 cm, the bases truncate to subcordate, the apices shallowly lobed, the margins denticulate and erose (Fig.
to lanceolate, acuminate at apex, denticulate in upper half, 15-20 cm
Scrapers, retouched flakes, burins, scaled pieces and notched denticulate forms dominate artefacts.