marked with striae; furrowed; striped; streaked.

1640–50; striate + -ed2

substriated, adjective
unstriated, adjective Unabridged


[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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Example sentences
Their shells vary from simple tubes and spheres to elaborate, multi-chambered spirals and long, striated pods.
Each has a striated border next the lumen of the tube, its inner part is granular and its outer portion vertically striated.
Snow had fallen in the night, throwing into sharp relief the striated flanks of nearby plateaus.
Aorta is thick, with the meaty, striated layers of the tissue that characterizes muscle.
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