comate

2
[koh-meyt]

adjective

Botany. having a coma.
hairy; tufted.

Nearby words

  1. comanchean,
  2. comanchero,
  3. comandante,
  4. comaneci,
  5. comaneci, nadia,
  6. comatic,
  7. comatose,
  8. comatulid,
  9. comayagua,
  10. comb

Origin of comate

2
From the Latin word comātus, dating back to 1590–1600. See coma2, -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for most-comate

comate

adjective botany

having tufts of hair
having or relating to a coma

Word Origin for comate

C17: from Latin comātus, from coma hair

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