bracteate(redirected from Bracteates)
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Botany Bearing bracts.
A thin, coinlike, usually gold medallion or pendant produced especially by Germanic peoples during the early Middle Ages.
[New Latin bracteātus, from Latin bractea, gold leaf; see bract.]
(Botany) (of a plant) having bracts
(Archaeology) archaeol a fine decorated dish or plate of precious metal
[C19: from Latin bracteātus gold-plated; see bract]
A thinly beaten gold or silver plate or dish.