/re'troh ser"it, -ayt/, adj. Bot., Zool.
having retrorse teeth or barbs.
[1855-60; RETRO- + SERRATE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • retroserrate — |re.trō+, sometimes |rē.trō+ adjective Etymology: retro + serrate : having retrorse teeth or barbs a retroserrate leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • retroserrate — adjective Having tooth like projections pointed away from the apex. Syn: runcinate See Also: serrate …   Wiktionary

  • retroserrate — ret·ro·serrate …   English syllables

  • runcinate — adjective a) Having tooth like projections pointing away from the apex. b) Having a lacerated aspect with the projection pointing away from the apex, like dandelion leaves. Syn: retroserrate See Also: serrate …   Wiktionary

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