from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Botany Bearing bracts.
- noun A thin, coinlike, usually gold medallion or pendant produced especially by Germanic peoples during the early Middle Ages.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Furnished with bracts, in any sense of that word.
- noun In numismatics, one of certain silver coins current in the middle ages, chiefly in Germany.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Bot.) Having a bract or bracts.
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- adjective botany Having
- adjective Made of thin, beaten
metal(of coins, ornaments etc. with a hollow underside).
- noun A bracteate
coinor other object.
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- adjective having bracts
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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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.