[ strahy-ey-tid ]
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  1. marked with striae; furrowed; striped; streaked.

Origin of striated

First recorded in 1640–50; striate + -ed2

Other words from striated

  • sub·stri·at·ed, adjective
  • un·stri·at·ed, adjective

Words Nearby striated Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use striated in a sentence

  • The male has very large horns, with three rounded angles at the base, flattened in front, and striated transversely.

    A Treatise on Sheep: | Ambrose Blacklock
  • Shell striated and more or less ridged, but the name cristata refers to the plume-like appearance of its breathing apparatus.

    Our British Snails | John William Horsley
  • The inner one is the zona radiata with a typical radiately striated structure.