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erose


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Erose  \E*rose"\,  a.  [L.  erosus,  p.  p.  See  {Erode}.] 
  1.  Irregular  or  uneven  as  if  eaten  or  worn  away 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Jagged  or  irregularly  toothed,  as  if  nibbled  out  or 
  gnawed.  --  {E*rose"ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  erose 
  adj  :  having  an  irregularly  notched  or  toothed  margin  as  though 
  gnawed  [syn:  {jagged},  {jaggy},  {notched},  {toothed}] 




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