[ lin-ee-uh-leyt ]
/ ˈlɪn i əˌleɪt /
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adjective Zoology, Botany.
marked with minute lines; finely lineate.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also lin·e·o·lat·ed [lin-ee-uh-ley-tid] /ˈlɪn i əˌleɪ tɪd/ .
Words nearby lineolate
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Example sentences from the Web for lineolate
Grain is globose reddish brown, minutely and obscurely lineolate.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses|Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
British Dictionary definitions for lineolate
/ (ˈlɪnɪəˌleɪt) /
marked with very fine parallel lines
Word Origin for lineolate
C19: from Latin līneola, diminutive of līnea line 1
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