fasciate definition by Webster's New World
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- bound with a band or fillet
- abnormally enlarged and flattened, as some plant stems
- growing in a fascicle
- Zool. marked by broad, colored bands
Origin: Classical Latin fasciatus, past participle of fasciare, to swathe, wrap with bands ; from fascia: see fascia
fasciate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Botany Abnormally flattened or coalesced, as certain stems.
- Zoology Marked by broad bands of color, as certain insects.
Origin: Latin fasciātus, from fascia, band.