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emarginate
emarginate leaf

e·mar·gi·nate

 (ĭ-mär′jə-nĭt, -nāt′)
adj.
Having a shallow notch at the tip, as in some petals and leaves.

[Latin ēmarginātus, past participle of ēmargināre, to take the edge away : ē-, ex-, ex- + margō, margin-, margin; see merg- in Indo-European roots.]

e·mar′gi·na′tion (-nā′shən) n.

emarginate

(ɪˈmɑːdʒɪˌneɪt) or

emarginated

adj
(Biology) having a notched tip or edge: emarginate leaves.
[C17: from Latin ēmargināre to deprive of its edge, from margō margin]
eˈmargiˌnately adv
eˌmargiˈnation n
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Adj.1.emarginate - having a notched tip
rough - of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
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