verb (used with object), stri·at·ed, stri·at·ing.
Origin of striate
Examples from the Web for striate
Drupe ovoid or oblong, with a bony and grooved or striate 1-celled and 1-seeded stone.
It has a watery appearance (hygrophanous), somewhat fleshy, smooth, striate on the margin.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.|George Francis Atkinson
In young specimens there are stripes and bands of violaceous brown, and the shells are striate within the aperture.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
Calyx ovate-bell-shaped, hairy in the throat, striate, 5-toothed.
Evergreen diœcious shrubs, one to twelve feet high, with angled or striate branches.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons
British Dictionary definitions for striate
adjective (ˈstraɪɪt) striated
Word Origin for striate
Word Origin and History for striate
1670s, from Modern Latin striatus, from Latin stria (see striation). Related: Striated; striating.