denticulately, adv.
/den tik"yeuh lit, -layt'/, adj.
1. Bot., Zool. finely dentate, as a leaf.
2. Archit. having dentils.
Also, denticulated.
[1655-65; < L denticulatus having small teeth, equiv. to denticul(us) DENTICLE + -atus -ATE1]

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