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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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Posterolateral edges of the crown are slightly denticulated (Fig.
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Median apophysis large, brush hook shaped, denticulated at bottom, upper part strongly developed.
The finds include, among other things, deeply denticulated sickle blades knapped from flint which were used for harvesting, as well as arrow heads and stone implements.
1 cm width at the base, entere to minute denticulated at the margisn, densely lepidote on the abaxial surface, glabrous to glabrescente on the adaxial surface,long attenuated much longer than the internodes, but never covering it; reducing their longitude gradually to the apical portion of the peduncle, primary branches numerous, ascendent, 25-40 cm long, ca.
At mid-height of the cusp the lateral process is initiated as a carina and becomes anteriorly directed, with a denticulated oral edge (Pl.