Variant of imbricate
- overlapping evenly, as tiles or fish scales do
- ornamented with overlapping scales or a pattern like this
Origin: LL imbricatus, past participle of Classical Latin imbricare, to cover with gutter tiles from imbrax, gutter tile from imber, rain from Indo-European base an unverified form ṃbh-, variant, variety of an unverified form nebh-, moist, water from source Glassical Greek nephos, cloud, German nebel, fog
- imbricately adverb
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