Galeate
Galeate Ga"le*ate, Galeated Ga"le*a`ted, a. [L. galeatus, p. p. of galeare helmet.] 1. Wearing a helmet; protected by a helmet; covered, as with a helmet. [1913 Webster]

2. (Biol.) Helmeted; having a helmetlike part, as a crest, a flower, etc.; helmet-shaped. [1913 Webster]


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  • galeate — [gā′lēāt΄] adj. [L galeatus, pp. of galeare, to cover with a helmet < galea, a helmet] 1. wearing a helmet 2. helmet shaped 3. having a galea: Also galeated …   English World dictionary

  • galeate — adjective a) Of or relating to a galea. it has been transformed, except in a few taxa where lobules are always explanate, into a galeate water sac, which is formed wholly from the lobule, with the external surface from the adaxial leaf surface.… …   Wiktionary

  • galeate — /gay lee ayt /, adj. 1. having a galea. 2. helmet shaped. Also, galeated. [1700 10; < L galeatus covered with a helmet, equiv. to gale(a) helmet + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • galeate — ga·le·ate …   English syllables

  • galeate — ga•le•ate [[t]ˈgeɪ liˌeɪt[/t]] also ga′le•at ed adj. 1) anat. bot having a galea 2) anat. bot shaped like a hood or helmet • Etymology: 1700–10; < L galeātus covered with a helmet =gale(a) helmet + ātus ate I …   From formal English to slang

  • galeate — /ˈgeɪlieɪt/ (say gayleeayt), / ət/ (say uht) adjective having a galea. Also, galeated …   Australian English dictionary

  • galeate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Galeated — Galeate Ga le*ate, Galeated Ga le*a ted, a. [L. galeatus, p. p. of galeare helmet.] 1. Wearing a helmet; protected by a helmet; covered, as with a helmet. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Helmeted; having a helmetlike part, as a crest, a flower, etc.;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helmet-shaped — Hel met shaped , a. Shaped like a helmet; galeate. See Illust. of {Galeate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ga|le|at|ed — «GAY lee AY tihd», adjective. = galeate. (Cf. ↑galeate) …   Useful english dictionary

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