multi striate


[v. strahy-eyt; adj. strahy-it, -eyt]
verb (used with object), striated, striating.
to mark with striae; furrow; stripe; streak.

1660–70; < Latin striātus furrowed, fluted, equivalent to stri(a) (see stria) + -ātus -ate1

multistriate, adjective
substriate, adjective Unabridged
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1.  marked with striae; striped
2.  (tr) to mark with striae
[C17: from Latin striāre to make grooves, from stria]

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striate stri·ate (strī'āt')
v. stri·at·ed, stri·at·ing, stri·ates
To mark with striae or striations. adj. or stri·at·ed (-ā'tĭd)

  1. Marked with striae; striped, grooved, or ridged.

  2. Consisting of a stria or striae.

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