Torquate Tor"quate, a. [L. torquatus wearing a collar.] (Zo["o]l.) Collared; having a torques, or distinct colored ring around the neck. [1913 Webster]

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  • torquate — [tôr′kwit, tôr′kwāt΄] adj. [L torquatus] having a torques …   English World dictionary

  • torquate — /tawr kwit, kwayt/, adj. Zool. ringed about the neck, as with feathers or a color; collared. [1655 65; < L torquatus adorned with a necklace, equiv. to torqu(es) twisted neck chain + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • torquate — tor·quate …   English syllables

  • torquate — /ˈtɔkwət/ (say tawkwuht), / kweɪt/ (say kwayt) adjective ringed about the neck, as with feathers or a colour; collared. {Latin torquātus, past participle, adorned with a necklace} …   Australian English dictionary

  • torquate — adj. Zool. (of an animal) with a ring of distinctive colour or texture of hair or plumage round the neck. Etymology: L torquatus (as TORQUE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liste de locutions latines — Cet article contient une liste de locutions latines présentée par ordre alphabétique. Pour des explications morphologiques et linguistiques générales, consulter l article : Expression latine. Sommaire  A   B … …   Wikipédia en Français

  • UNDULATA Vestis — memoratur Plinio, l. 8. c. 48. Undulata vestis prima e lautissimis fuit, inde Sororiculata defluxit. Togasrasas Phrygianasque D. Augusti novissimis temporibus coepisse, scribit Fenestella. Crebrae papaveratae antiquiorem habent originem, iam sub… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • torque —   n. collar, especially of twisted metal; force tending to produce rotation.    ♦ torquate(d), a. having a collar …   Dictionary of difficult words

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