from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Notched like the edge of a saw; saw-toothed; serrate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. saw-like.
  • adj. Having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as serrate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex


From Latin serratus ("saw shaped"), from serra ("saw"). (Wiktionary)



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.