from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Bearing bracts.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having bracts.
- adj. Made of thin, beaten metal (of coins, ornaments etc. with a hollow underside).
- n. A bracteate coin or other object.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a bract or bracts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Furnished with bracts, in any sense of that word.
- n. In numismatics, one of certain silver coins current in the middle ages, chiefly in Germany.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having bracts
It is rather singular that each species of _Plantago_ seems to have its own perverse mode of growth; for instance, the bracteate, polystachyate and paniculate forms are almost exclusively confined to _P. major_, the roseate form to _P. media_, the proliferous form to _P. lanceolata_.
Schlechtendal's bracteate and polystachyate divisions.
A Polish bracteate perpetuates the memory of a pilgrimage of Duke Boleslav III to the tomb of St. Adalbert in
They were usually made as amulets for good luck and this bracteate shows a coiled animal.