paleate

adjective
pa·​le·​ate | \ ˈpālēə̇t, -ēˌāt \

Definition of paleate

: covered with chaffy scales a paleate rhizome

History and Etymology for paleate

New Latin palea + English -ate

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“Paleate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paleate. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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