- to mark with striae; furrow; stripe; streak.
Origin of striate
Related Words for striatesmear, spot, daub, band, fleck, stripe, slash, variegate, dapple, marble, vein, strake
Examples from the Web for striate
Historical Examples of striate
The leaf-sheath is loose, glabrous, striate, margins not ciliate.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses
Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
Calyx ovate-bell-shaped, hairy in the throat, striate, 5-toothed.
Differs from C. fragrans in concave pileus with striate margin.
Edge of pileus extending beyond the gills, pileus not striate.
Differs from M. corticola in narrow gills, and striate not sulcate pileus.
- marked with striae; striped
- (tr) to mark with striae
Word Origin for striate
Word Origin and History for striate
1670s, from Modern Latin striatus, from Latin stria (see striation). Related: Striated; striating.
- To mark with striae or striations.
- Marked with striae; striped, grooved, or ridged.
- Consisting of a stria or striae.