Comate
Comate Co"mate (?; 277), a. [L. comatus, fr. comare to clothe with hair, fr. coma hair.] Encompassed with a coma, or bushy appearance, like hair; hairy. [1913 Webster]

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  • comate — index accomplice, associate, cohort, colleague, confederate, consociate, consort, copartner (business associate) …   Law dictionary

  • comate — [kō′māt΄] adj. [L comatus, hairy < coma: see COMA2] Bot. hairy or tufted …   English World dictionary

  • comate — adjective 1. bearing a coma; crowned with an assemblage of branches or leaves or bracts comate royal palms pineapples are comate • Syn: ↑comose • Similar to: ↑crowned • Topics: ↑bot …   Useful english dictionary

  • comate — noun Date: 1576 companion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • comate — adj. [L. comatus, with long hair] 1. Having hair; hairy. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Having hair on the upper surface …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • comate — comate1 /koh mayt /, n. a mate or companion. [1570 80; CO + MATE1] comate2 /koh mayt/, adj. 1. Bot. having a coma. 2. hairy; tufted. [1590 1600; < L comatus. See COMA2, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • comate — co·mate …   English syllables

  • comate — co•mate [[t]ˈkoʊ meɪt[/t]] adj. hairy; tufted • Etymology: 1590–1600; < L comātus …   From formal English to slang

  • comate — I. /koʊˈmeɪt/ (say koh mayt) noun a mate or companion. {co + mate1} II. /ˈkoʊmeɪt/ (say kohmayt) adjective 1. Botany having a coma. 2. hairy; tufted. {Latin comātus having long hair} …   Australian English dictionary

  • comate —   a. hairy …   Dictionary of difficult words

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