Vittate
Vittate Vit"tate, a. [L. vittatus bound with a fillet, fr. vitta fillet.] 1. (Bot.) Bearing or containing vitt[ae]. [1913 Webster]

2. Striped longitudinally. [1913 Webster]


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  • vittate — [vit′āt΄] adj. [ModL vittatus: see VITTA] 1. Biol. striped lengthwise 2. Bot. having a vitta or vittae …   English World dictionary

  • vittate — /vit ayt/, adj. 1. provided with or having a vitta or vittae. 2. striped longitudinally. [1820 30; < L vittatus, equiv. to vitt(a) fillet + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vittate — adjective a) Having longitudinal stripes b) Having vittae …   Wiktionary

  • vittate — vit·tate …   English syllables

  • vittate — Resembling a ribbon …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • vittate — /ˈvɪteɪt/ (say vitayt) adjective 1. provided with or having a vitta or vittae. 2. striped longitudinally. {Latin vittātus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • vittate —   a. striped length wise …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • vittate — ˈviˌtāt adjective Etymology: Latin vittatus having a fillet, from vitta fillet + atus ate 1. : bearing or containing vittae 2. : striped longitudinally …   Useful english dictionary

  • vitta — n.; pl. tae [L. vitta, band] A broad stripe or band; see fascia, frontal vitta; vittate adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bivittate — bi·vittate …   English syllables

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