noun, plural stri·ae [strahy-ee] /ˈstraɪ i/.
Origin of stria
Examples from the Web for striae
Interstitial line: the elevated ridge between two striae or series of punctures.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Running horizontally across the middle of the floor are the striae acusticae which are continued into the auditory nerve.
On the posterior margins of several operculars the striae break up into tubercles.
Cinnamon brown, the sides of the thorax with yellowish brown hairs, and patches in the striae of the same coloured hairs.Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1.|J Lort Stokes
The gneiss is often striated, all the striae looking one way—sometimes north and south, and at other times east and west.
British Dictionary definitions for striae
noun plural striae (ˈstraɪiː) (often plural)
Word Origin for stria
Word Origin and History for striae
plural striae, 1560s, from Latin stria "a furrow, flute of a column;" see striation.