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den·tic·u·late(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.]
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denticulate(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]
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den•tic•u•late(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]
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