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comate

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[ koh-meyt ]
/ koʊˈmeɪt /
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noun
a mate or companion.
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Origin of comate

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First recorded in 1570–80; co- + mate1

Other definitions for comate (2 of 2)

comate2
[ koh-meyt ]
/ ˈkoʊ meɪt /

adjective
Botany. having a coma.
hairy; tufted.

Origin of comate

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From the Latin word comātus, dating back to 1590–1600. See coma2, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for comate

comate
/ (ˈkəʊmeɪt) /

adjective botany
having tufts of hair
having or relating to a coma

Word Origin for comate

C17: from Latin comātus, from coma hair
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