crenulate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a margin with really small, reduced, curved teeth: a crenulate leaf.
    • Minutely crenate or scalloped.
    • Minutely crenate.
    • having a margin with little curved teeth
  • others:
    • Notched; marked just like notches.
    • particularly— In botany, obtaining the edge slashed into tiny scallops, as some leaves. Additionally crenelate, crenellate.
    • In conchology, an epithet placed on the indented margin of a shell. The good saw-like side of the shell associated with the cockle, which meets nicely in to the opposing layer, is a familiar example.
    • In entomology, finely crenate or waved: because, a crenulate margin.

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