Definition of Marginate

1. a. Having a margin distinct in appearance or structure.



2. v. t. To furnish with a distinct margin; to margin.

Definition of Marginate

1. Adjective. (mycology biology) With a well marked edge or margin. ¹

2. Verb. To provide with margins. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marginate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Marginate

marginalism
marginalisms
marginalist
marginalists
marginalities
marginality
marginalizable
marginalization
marginalizations
marginalize
marginalized
marginalizes
marginalizing
marginally
marginals
marginate (current term)
marginated
marginates
marginating
margination
margination of placenta
marginations
margined
marginella
margines
marginicidal
margining
marginirostral
marginless
marginocephalian

Literary usage of Marginate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Synopsis of the North American Lichens by Edward Tuckerman (1888)
"... pale and blackening ; marginate. The two genera here brought together suggest now ... marginate ..."

2. The Natural History Review: A Quarterly Journal of Biological Science by Cork Scientific and Literary Society, Cuvierian Society of Cork, Natural History Society of Dublin (1854)
"frond marginate on both surfaces much serrated ; upper surface t (3) ... (.3) Dubium, frond marginate on upper surface ; apex of frond cristate (seedling ..."

3. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George. Massee (1893)
"... spotted, becoming pale; stem about •'i in. long, 3-5 lines thick at the apex, attenuated upwards from the marginate bulb, tinged with green or blue, ..."

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