/ser"yeuh lit, -layt', ser"euh-/, adj.
finely or minutely serrate, as a leaf.
Also, serrulated.
[1785-95; < NL serrulatus, equiv. to L serrul(a) small saw (see SERRATE, -ULE1) + -atus -ATE1]

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