Definition of manicate in English:

manicate

adjective

Botany
rare
  • Of a surface: covered with hairs so thickly matted together that they can be removed in a single mass. Of hairs: forming a covering of this kind.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From classical Latin manicātus provided with long sleeves from manica + -ātus.

Pronunciation

manicate

/ˈmanɪkeɪt/