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lineate

[ lin-ee-it, -eyt ]
/ ˈlɪn i ɪt, -ˌeɪt /
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adjective
marked with lines, especially parallel lengthwise lines; striped.
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Also lin·e·at·ed [lin-ee-ey-tid] /ˈlɪn iˌeɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of lineate

First recorded in 1635–45; from Latin līneātus, past participle of līneāre “to make straight, mark with lines”; see lineament, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for lineate

lineate

lineated

/ (ˈlɪnɪɪt, -ˌeɪt) /

adjective
marked with lines; streaked

Word Origin for lineate

C17: from Latin līneātus drawn with lines
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