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la·cin·i·ate  audio  (l-sn-t, -t) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Having a fringe; fringed.
  2. Shaped or formed like a fringe, as a ligament.
  3. Slashed into narrow pointed lobes: a laciniate leaf.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin lacinia, fringe, hem + -ate1

OTHER FORMS:
la·cini·ation(Noun)


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