[adj] (botany; of certain seeds as of cotton) having a tuft or tufts of hair; "comate (or comose) seeds"; "a comal tuft"
[adj] (botany) bearing a coma; crowned with an assemblage of branches or leaves or bracts; "comate royal palms"; "pineapples are comate"
\Co"mate\ (?; 277), a. [L. comatus, fr. comare to clothe with hair, fr. coma hair.] Encompassed with a coma, or bushy appearance, like hair; hairy.