AMATE

Etymology 1

Noun

amate (plural amates)

Paper produced from the bark of adult Ficus trees.

An art form based on Mexican bark painting from the Otomi culture.

Etymology 2

Verb

amate (third-person singular simple present amates, present participle amating, simple past and past participle amated)

(obsolete) To dishearten, dismay.

Etymology 3

Verb

amate (third-person singular simple present amates, present participle amating, simple past and past participle amated)

(obsolete) To be a mate to; to match.

Anagrams

• A team, A-team

Source: Wiktionary


A*mate", v. t. Etym: [OF. amater, amatir.]

Definition: To dismay; to dishearten; to daunt. [Obs. or Archaic] The Silures, to amate the new general, rumored the overthrow greater than was true. Milton.

A*mate", v. t. Etym: [Pref. a- + mate.]

Definition: To be a mate to; to match. [Obs.] Spenser.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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