Velate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Velate (Bot) Having a veil; veiled.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • velate Veiled; specifically, in zoology and hot., having a velum.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Velate having a velum
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. velatus, p. p. of velare, to veil. See Veil

Usage

In literature:

A large membrane, which is the expanded velation of the arms, covers all.
"Scientific American, Vol. XXXIX.--No. 24. [New Series.], December 14, 1878" by Various
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