Amate (amate aˈmate from āmatl ˈaːmat͡ɬ) is a form of paper that has been manufactured in Mexico since the pre-Hispanic times. Amate paper was extensively produced and used for both communication, records and ritual during the Aztec Empire; however, after the Spanish conquest, its production was mostly banned and replaced by European paper. ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amate
• (v. t.) To dismay; to dishearten; to daunt. • (v. t.) To be a mate to; to match.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/amate/
A·mate' transitive verb
[ Old French amater
.] To dismay; to dishearten; to daunt. [ Obsolete or Archaic] « The Silures, to amate
the new general, rumored the overthrow greater than was true. Milton.
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