vestiture


Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to vestiture: distichous

vestiture

(ˈvɛstɪtʃə)
n
a less common word for investiture1
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vestiture - an archaic term for clothing
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
References in periodicals archive ?
Integument black; vestiture gray and brown, dense, conspicuous; ventral segments gray and dorsal segments brown (Figs.
Setae below and behind strong postocular row pale whitish or yellow and usually weak, except a few stronger setae can be found near the posteroventral corner of the eye; genal dilation and parafacial mostly tan to orange, with vestiture reddish to light brown; polished area larger on abdomen with rear half to one-third of T4, and all of T5 polished; male frons narrow, less than the width of fifth flagellomere, 0.
Vestiture and trichomes types of Eastern North American Quercus.
Similar to male in color, texture, and vestiture, differing primarily in the broader overall body form and shorter hemelytral membrane.
Vestiture and trichome types of Eastern North American Quercus.
Another highlight of the book is the high quality of the 194 plates that provide excellent detail and enlargement of flowers, fruits, leaf vestiture, and habit.
Head, thorax, and legs covered with long dark brown hair; colour of vestiture between metathorax and first abdominal segment orange, rest of abdomen on dorsal side dark brown with intersegmental tufts of orange hair, ventral half completely dark brown.
Nakedness becomes Whitman's symbol for a radically democratic version of vestiture.