Definition of crispate in English:

crispate

adjective

Botany
  • (especially of a leaf) having a wavy or curly edge.

    • ‘This species is readily identified by its large flowers, strikingly striped sepals and by the greenish-brownish striped petals which are crispate.’
    • ‘The upturned, crispate anterolateral margins of Rocacarcinus are seen in other genera within the family.’
    • ‘The plants are dark green and glossy; the leaves are tightly crispate when dry with the tips often circinate.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Latin crispatus, past participle of crispare to curl.

Pronunciation:

crispate

/ˈkrispāt/