Webster 1913 Edition
serraa saw; perhaps akin to
secareto cut, E.
sawa cutting instrument. Cf.
Notched on the edge, like a saw.
Beset with teeth pointing forwards or upwards;
having small serratures upon the large ones, as the leaves of the elm.–
having fine hairs, like the eyelashes, on the serratures; – said of a leaf.–
having the serratures toothed.
Webster 1828 Edition
SER'RATED, edge, like a saw. In botany, having sharp notches about the edge, pointing towards the extremity; as a serrate leaf.
serrated (not comparable)
- That knife has a serrated blade.
- Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections.
- Maple leaves have serrated edges.
Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections
- simple past tense and past participle of serrate