Definition of Paleate

1. covered with scales [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleate

pale globe
pale hypertension
pale in comparison
pale infarct
pale thrombus
pale violet
pale yellow
palea
paleaceous
paleae
paleal
paleanthropological
paleanthropology
paleate (current term)
palebuck
palebucks
paled
paleechinoidea
paleencephalon
paleface
palefaces
palegold searsid
palegold searsids
paleichthyes
palely
palempore
palempores
paleness

Literary usage of Paleate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society by Straits Branch (1904)
"... ribbed Gl. II ovate obtuse cuspidate with short bristles Gl. Ill elliptic ol'tuse shorter coriaceous paleate male Gl. IV similar but pubescent, female. ..."

2. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"In the latter case, the receptacle is said to be naked (nude), ie naked of bracts: when they arc present, it is paleate or ..."

3. Species Filicum: Being Descriptions of the Known Ferns, Particularly of Such by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1858)
"... slightly furfuraceous, rachis pubescenti-paleate, tertiary pinnae (or the pinnules) ovate much acuminate, superior base rounded inferior ..."

4. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1899)
"... II. acute, III. sub- acute and paleate, containing a <J flower; fertile gl. small, colourless, very broadly ovate and blunt, quite smooth, ..."

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