jubate

[ joo-beyt ]
/ ˈdʒu beɪt /

adjective Zoology.

covered with long hairs resembling a mane.

Nearby words

  1. juanita,
  2. juantorena,
  3. juazeiro do norte,
  4. juba,
  5. jubal,
  6. jubbah,
  7. jubbulpore,
  8. jube,
  9. jubilance,
  10. jubilant

Origin of jubate

1820–30; < New Latin jubātus maned, equivalent to Latin jub(a) mane + -ātus -ate1

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Word Origin and History for jubate

jubate

adj.

"having a mane," 1826, from Latin jubatus "maned," from juba "mane."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper