- marked with lines, especially parallel lengthwise lines; striped.
Origin of lineate
Related Words for lineateridged, variegated, marked, striped, striate, tore, grooved, whelked, barred, striated, streaky, brindled, linear, lineate, liny, pied, strigose
Examples from the Web for lineate
Historical Examples of lineate
Now the common affections of a Lineate are to bee Angled and Figured.
For triangles doe compound and make the triangulate, but lines doe not make the lineate.
As before of a line was made a lineate: so here in like manner of a triangle is made a triangulate.
- marked with lines; streaked
Word Origin for lineate
1550s, from Latin lineatus, past participle of lineare (see lineament). Related: Lineated; lineating.
1640s, from Latin lineatus, past participle of lineare (see lineament).