lineate

lineate

[lin-ee-it, -eyt]
adjective
marked with lines, especially parallel lengthwise lines; striped.
Also, lineated.


Origin:
1635–45; < Latin līneātus past participle of līneāre to make straight, mark with lines. See lineament, -ate1

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lineate or lineated (ˈlɪnɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
 
adj
marked with lines; streaked
 
[C17: from Latin līneātus drawn with lines]
 
lineated or lineated
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin līneātus drawn with lines]

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lineate
1550s, from L. lineat-, pp. stem of lineare (see line (n.)).
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