matted

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matted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of mat

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matted (comparative more matted, superlative most matted)

  1. forming a thick tangled mess
    • 1899, Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness, section 1
      The moon had spread over everything a thin layer of silver—over the rank grass, over the mud, upon the wall of matted vegetation standing higher than the wall of a temple [...]
  2. covered with mats or matting

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