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galeate

[ gey-lee-eyt ]

adjective

  1. having a galea.
  2. being in the shape of a helmet; helmet-shaped.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of galeate1

1700–10; < Latin galeātus covered with a helmet, equivalent to gale ( a ) helmet + -ātus -ate 1

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Example Sentences

A fourth form is where the upper lobe somewhat resembles the galeate maxilla just named; but consists of two joints.

These are what Fabricius calls galeate maxill, on which he founded his class Ulonata.

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