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comate1

[koh-meyt] /koʊˈmeɪt/
noun
1.
a mate or companion.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; co- + mate1

comate2

[koh-meyt] /ˈkoʊ meɪt/
adjective
1.
Botany. having a coma.
2.
hairy; tufted.
Origin
1590-1600; < Latin comātus. See coma2, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for comate

comate

/ˈkəʊmeɪt/
adjective (botany)
1.
having tufts of hair
2.
having or relating to a coma
Word Origin
C17: from Latin comātus, from coma hair
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