Origin of lineolateModern Latin lineolatus from Classical Latin lineola, diminutive of linea: see line
Origin of lineolateNew Latin līneolātus from Latin līneola diminutive of līnea thread, line ; see line 1.
(comparative more lineolate, superlative most lineolate)
- (zoology) Marked with little lines.
- (botany) Marked longitudinally with fine lines.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.