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matted

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[ mat-id ]
/ ˈmæt ɪd /
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adjective
covered with a dense growth or a tangled mass: a garden matted with weeds.
formed into a mat; entangled in a thick mass: matted hair.
formed of mats, or of plaited or woven material.
covered with mats or matting.
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Origin of matted

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First recorded in 1600–10; mat1 + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM matted

mat·ted·ly, adverbmat·ted·ness, noun

Other definitions for matted (2 of 2)

matted2
[ mat-id ]
/ ˈmæt ɪd /

adjective
having a dull finish; matte.

Origin of matted

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First recorded in 1815–25; matte1 + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for matted

matted
/ (ˈmætɪd) /

adjective
tangled into a thick massmatted hair
covered with or formed of matting
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