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matted1

[mat-id] /ˈmæt ɪd/
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
1600-1610
1600-10; mat1 + -ed2
Related forms
mattedly, adverb
mattedness, noun

matted2

[mat-id] /ˈmæt ɪd/
adjective
1.
having a dull finish; matte.
Origin
1815-25; matte1 + -ed2
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matted

/ˈmætɪd/
adjective
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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