[ vit-eyt ]
/ ˈvɪt eɪt /
provided with or having a vitta or vittae.
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Origin of vittate
1820–30; <Latin vittātus, equivalent to vitt(a) fillet + -ātus-ate1
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Example sentences from the Web for vittate
The cells are the largest of any in the Vittate division, and very regular and uniform in size and outline.Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1.|John MacGillivray
The sporangia have a ring of about twenty articulations: Fée says there are vittate or knotted hairs growing among them.Beautiful Ferns|Daniel Cady Eaton