Definition of Bracteate

1. Adjective. Having bracts.

Exact synonyms: Bracted
Partainyms: Bract, Bract
Antonyms: Ebracteate



Definition of Bracteate

1. a. Having a bract or bracts.

Definition of Bracteate

1. Adjective. (botany) Having bracts. ¹

2. Adjective. Made of thin, beaten metal (of coins, ornaments etc. with a hollow underside). ¹

3. Noun. A bracteate coin or other object. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bracteate

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Bracteate

1. Having a bract or bracts. Origin: Cf.L. Bracteatus covered with gold plate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bracteate

brackets
brackish
brackishly
brackishness
brackishnesses
brackishwater
bracks
bracky
braconid
braconids
bracovirus
bracoviruses
bract
bractea
bracteal
bracteate (current term)
bracteates
bracted
bracteolate
bracteole
bracteoles
bracteose
bractiform
bractless
bractlet
bractlets
bracts
brad
bradaczekite
bradawl

Literary usage of Bracteate

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1. The Flora of British India by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1890)
"sessile, stamens 6-8, fruiting racemes slender, pedicels bracteate in the middle, ... fern, racemes very long, fern, pedicel bracteate at the base, ..."

2. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"stem ascending; leaves ovate-lanceolate and obovate, rough on the margin; flowers aggregated, subsessile, bracteate ; lobes of the calyx unequal, ..."

3. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1884)
"channelled towards the base; spikes ^-| in. diam., separated by Jl In., female often interrupted, bracteate ; female flowers bracteate, perianth- scales ..."

4. The Conquest of Britain by the Saxons: A Harmony of the "Historia Britonum by Daniel Henry Haigh (1861)
"As, then, this M occurs on a bracteate (No. 102) found in the district of Carls- krona, we must assign to the other character a different value, ..."

5. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Antiquities in the Museum of the Royal Irish by William Robert Wilde, Royal Irish Academy Museum (1862)
"... and which have been found great numbers in Scandinavia, particularly in Denmark and Sweden, are bracteate medals, mostly of Grecian or Oriental origin, ..."

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