retroserrulate

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(re′trō seryə lit, -lāt′, -serə-)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ret•ro•ser•ru•late  (re′trō seryə lit, -lāt′, -serə-),USA pronunciation adj. [Bot., Zool.]
  1. Botany, Zoologyhaving tiny retrorse teeth or barbs.
  • retro- + serrulate 1820–30

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