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[Latin comātus, having long hair, from coma, hair; see coma2.]
co·mate 2(kō-māt′, kō′māt′)
A mate; a companion.
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(Botany) botany having tufts of hair
[C17: from Latin comātus, from coma hair]
(Pathology) having or relating to a coma
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[1590–1600; < Latin comātus]
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|Adj.||1.||comate - bearing a coma; crowned with an assemblage of branches or leaves or bracts; "comate royal palms"; "pineapples are comate"|
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"|
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