Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a theca; encased or sheathed.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • adjective biology Having a theca, or outer sheath

Etymologies

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theca +‎ -ate

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