Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a theca; encased or sheathed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a theca, or outer sheath

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a theca; contained in a theca; sheathed.

Etymologies

theca +‎ -ate (Wiktionary)

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