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
New Latin bracteātus, from Latin bractea, gold leaf; see bract.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin bracteātus ("gold-plated", "golden"), from bractea ("gold leaf", "veneer", "glitter"). (Wiktionary)