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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed.

Usage examples (10)
  • It gets harder and harder, until you're trying to guess what "erose" means ( "jagged", apparently).
  • I came slowly around to the erose, pitted fins, to look across a firebared space at the new ship.
  • Sterile flowers terminal or axillary on wood of the preceding year, 1/2-3/4 inch long, cylindrical; anthers pinkish-red: fertile flowers lateral along previous season's shoots,...
  • = -- Cones upon dwarf branches, erect or inclining upwards, ovoid to cylindrical, 1/2-3/4 of an inch long, purplish or reddish brown while growing, light brown at maturity,... for more
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