verb (used with object), stri·at·ed, stri·at·ing.
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.
adjective (ˈstraɪɪt) striated
Word Origin for striate
1670s, from Modern Latin striatus, from Latin stria (see striation). Related: Striated; striating.