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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.
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emargination

the state of being notched at the edge or the process of notching at the edge, as some leaves or the page of a book, particularly a reference work with thumbindexing.
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