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[lin-ee-it, -eyt] /ˈlɪn i ɪt, -ˌeɪt/

marked with lines, especially parallel lengthwise lines; striped.
/ˈlɪnɪɪt; -ˌeɪt/
marked with lines; streaked

1550s, from Latin lineatus, past participle of lineare (see lineament). Related: Lineated; lineating.

1640s, from Latin lineatus, past participle of lineare (see lineament).


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