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matted

1 [mat-id]
adjective
1.
covered with a dense growth or a tangled mass: a garden matted with weeds.
2.
formed into a mat; entangled in a thick mass: matted hair.
3.
formed of mats, or of plaited or woven material.
4.
covered with mats or matting.

Origin:
1600–10; mat1 + -ed2

mattedly, adverb
mattedness, noun
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matted

2 [mat-id]
adjective
having a dull finish; matte.

Origin:
1815–25; matte1 + -ed2

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matted (ˈmætɪd)
 
adj
1.  tangled into a thick mass: matted hair
2.  covered with or formed of matting

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matted
"tangled and lying flat" (of hair, etc.), 1610s, pp. adj. from mat.
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