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.; helmet-shaped. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Ourax Pauxi — Curassow Cu*ras sow (k? r?s s?), n. [Native name in Brazil.] (Zool.) A large gallinaceous bird of the American genera {Crax}, {Ourax}, etc., of the family {Cracid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The crested curassow ({Crax alector}) is black, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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