co-mate

comate

1 [koh-meyt]
noun
a mate or companion.

Origin:
1570–80; co- + mate1

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comate

2 [koh-meyt]
adjective
1.
Botany. having a coma.
2.
hairy; tufted.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin comātus. See coma2, -ate1

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comate (ˈkəʊmeɪt)
 
adj
1.  having tufts of hair
2.  having or relating to a coma
 
[C17: from Latin comātus, from coma hair]

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