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patinate (not comparable)
- Having a patina.
1996, J. Jansonius, Duncan Colin McGregor, Palynology, principles and applications: Volume 1:
- However, of the 377 sporangia so far investigated from Perton Lane, none has yielded patinate spores; this may indicate that […]
2000, Sa'id Al-Hajri, Bernard Owens, Saudi Aramco, Stratigraphic palynology of the Palaeozoic of Saudi Arabia, page 99:
- Description: Identical to the original description but here we exclude patinate specimens.
coat with patina
to become coated with a patina