Fimbriate meaning

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Having fimbriae; fringed, as the edge of a petal or the opening of a duct.
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Having a fringe of hairs, fibers, etc.
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Having fimbriae; fringed, as the edge of a petal or the opening of a duct.
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(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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To hem; to fringe.

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Origin of fimbriate

  • Latin fimbriātus from fimbriae fringe
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Latin fimbriatus (“fibrous, fringed”)
    From Wiktionary