[ trey-kee-eyt, -it or, esp. British, truh-kee-it ]
/ ˈtreɪ kiˌeɪt, -ɪt or, esp. British, trəˈki ɪt /


(of an arthropod) having tracheae.


a tracheate arthropod.

Origin of tracheate

1875–80; < New Latin Tracheata name of the class, noun use of neuter plural of tracheātus having tracheae. See trachea, -ate1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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