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Irregularly notched, toothed, or indented: erose leaves.
[From Latin ērōsus, past participle of ērōdere, to gnaw off; see erode.]
jagged or uneven, as though gnawed or bitten: erose leaves.
[C18: from Latin ērōsus eaten away, from ērōdere to erode]
1. uneven, as if gnawed away.
2. Bot. having an irregularly notched margin, as a leaf.
[1785–95; < Latin ērōsus, past participle of ērōdere. See erode]