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Definition of the noun enate
What does enate mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: enates
- one related on the mother's side
Alternative definition of the noun enate
- A relative whose relation is traced only through female members of the family.
- antonym: agnate
- Any maternal female relative.
Definition of the adjective enate
What does enate mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
Alternative definition of the adjective enate
- Related to someone by female connections or on the maternal side of the family.
- [linguistics] Having identical grammatical structure (but with elements that are semantically different).
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by Merriam-Webster, Inc
millenary bicentenary, bimillenary, quincentenary, tercentenary quatercentenary, semicentenary, sesquicentenary enas \ë-nas\ see enus1 enate \en-at\ see ennet ene4 \ë-në\ see ¡ni1 ene5 \ën\ see ine3 ene6 \än\ 133 enate.
by Bryan A. Garner
agnate; enate; cognate. In Roman law, an agnate is a relative through one's father; an enate is a relative through one's mother; and a cognate is any relative, through one's father or mother. The corresponding adjectives are ...
The Encyclopædic Dictionary (1883)
A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter
enate. 313 miniature does to water-colour painting. The metals used are gold and copper ; the latter is usually gilt ; silver is never used, because that metal is liable to blister and otherwise injure the enamel, and brass is of too fusible a quality.
by Robert Hunter
enate. Í13 miniature does to water-colour painting. The metals used are gold and copper ; the hitter is usually gilt ; silver is never used, because that metal is liable to blister and otherwise injure the enamel, and brass is of too fusible a quality.
Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue by Nathan Bailey
To CAT"ENATE, to chain scatenare, L.] To CATER, to provide vićtuals, &c. CATER Point [in Dice, of quatre, F.] the Xumber Four. CATERER [Minshew derives it of sateg, Goth. Dainties; or it may be of Acheter, F. to Buy, a Purveyor or Provider of ...
Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Different Words... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words Used in Our Ancient Statutes... Also a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs by Nathan Bailey
- To CAT"ENATE, to chain scatenare, L.] To CATER, ...
(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick
Disoxypr enate. (L. dis, apart ; oxygen.) ...
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Scrabble value of E1N1A1T1E1
The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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