Emarginate E*mar"gi*nate, Emarginated E*mar"gi*na`ted, a. 1. Having the margin interrupted by a notch or shallow sinus. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Notched at the summit. [1913 Webster]

3. (Cryst.) Having the edges truncated. [1913 Webster]

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  • Emarginate — E*mar gi*nate, v. t. [L. emarginare; e out + marginare to furnish with a margin, fr. margo margin.] To take away the margin of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • emarginate — adjective Etymology: Latin emarginatus, past participle of emarginare to deprive of a margin, from e + margin , margo margin Date: 1794 having the margin notched • emargination noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • emarginate — adj. [L. emarginatus, notched at the apex] 1. Having a margin or apex notched or indented. 2. (MOLLUSCA) Having the margin of the outer lip notched or variously excavated …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • emarginate — emarginately, adv. emargination, n. /i mahr jeuh nayt , nit/, adj. 1. notched at the margin. 2. Bot. notched at the apex, as a petal or leaf. Also, emarginated. [1785 95; < L emarginatus deprived of its edge, equiv. to e E + margin (see MARGIN) + …   Universalium

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