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or ga·le·at·ed

[gey-lee-eyt or gey-lee-ey-tid]
  1. having a galea.
  2. being in the shape of a helmet; helmet-shaped.
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Origin of galeate

1700–10; < Latin galeātus covered with a helmet, equivalent to gale(a) helmet + -ātus -ate1
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Historical Examples of galeate

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

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)

    William Kirby