bracteate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bracteātus (gold-plated", "golden), from bractea (gold leaf", "veneer", "glitter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bracteate (comparative more bracteate, superlative most bracteate)

  1. (botany) Having bracts.
  2. Made of thin, beaten metal (of coins, ornaments etc. with a hollow underside).

Noun[edit]

bracteate (plural bracteates)

  1. A bracteate coin or other object.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bracteāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of bracteātus