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co·mate 1


[Latin comātus, having long hair, from coma, hair; see coma2.]

co·mate 2

 (kō-māt′, kō′māt′)
A mate; a companion.


(Botany) botany having tufts of hair
[C17: from Latin comātus, from coma hair]


(Pathology) having or relating to a coma


(ˈkoʊ meɪt)

hairy; tufted.
[1590–1600; < Latin comātus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.comate - bearing a coma; crowned with an assemblage of branches or leaves or bracts; "comate royal palms"; "pineapples are comate"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
crowned - provided with or as if with a crown or a crown as specified; often used in combination; "a high-crowned hat"; "an orange-crowned bird"; "a crowned signet ring"
2.comate - of certain seeds (such as cotton) having a tuft or tufts of hair; "comate (or comose) seeds"; "a comal tuft"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
haired, hairy, hirsute - having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"
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"EAPCCO" was established in frame of Interpol policies to connect the states of region via unifying all efforts to comate the Organized crimes and the cross- borders crime and to reduce its danger and negatives results, while the organization undertake activities in its headquarter at Nairobi under supervising of Interpol branch Office.
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