Definition of rimate in English:

rimate

adjective

Zoology
  • Of the nature of a fissure or cleft; cleft-like; compare rimiform.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Woodward (1821–1865), naturalist and palaeontologist. From classical Latin rīma + -ate.

Pronunciation

rimate

/ˈrʌɪmeɪt/