fimbriate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin fimbriatus (fibrous, fringed)

Adjective[edit]

fimbriate (not comparable)

  1. (botany, biology) fringed, e.g. where the ends of a petal are split into two or more divisions.
    the fimbriate petals of the pink; the fimbriate end of the Fallopian tube

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Verb[edit]

fimbriate (third-person singular simple present fimbriates, present participle fimbriating, simple past and past participle fimbriated)

  1. To hem; to fringe.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fuller to this entry?)

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fimbriāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of fimbriātus