[gey-lee-eyt or gey-lee-ey-tid]
- having a galea.
- being in the shape of a helmet; helmet-shaped.
Origin of galeate
1700–10; < Latin galeātus covered with a helmet, equivalent to gale(a) helmet + -ātus -ate1
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Examples from the Web for 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)