[verb strahy-eyt; adjective strahy-it, -eyt]
- to mark with striae; furrow; stripe; streak.
Origin of striate
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Examples from the Web for striate
The leaf-sheath is loose, glabrous, striate, margins not ciliate.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses
Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
Calyx ovate-bell-shaped, hairy in the throat, striate, 5-toothed.
Differs from C. fragrans in concave pileus with striate margin.
Edge of pileus extending beyond the gills, pileus not striate.
Differs from M. corticola in narrow gills, and striate not sulcate pileus.
- marked with striae; striped
- (tr) to mark with striae
C17: from Latin striāre to make grooves, from stria
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Word Origin and History for striate
1670s, from Modern Latin striatus, from Latin stria (see striation). Related: Striated; striating.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To mark with striae or striations.
- Marked with striae; striped, grooved, or ridged.
- Consisting of a stria or striae.
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