Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Botany Abnormally flattened or coalesced, as certain stems.
  • adj. Zoology Marked by broad bands of color, as certain insects.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To bind.
  • v. To apply fascia.
  • adj. Bound with a fillet, sash, or bandage.
  • adj. Banded or compacted together.
  • adj. Flattened and laterally widened.
  • adj. Broadly banded with colour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bound with a fillet, sash, or bandage.
  • adj.
  • adj. Banded or compacted together.
  • adj. Flattened and laterally widened, as are often the stems of the garden cockscomb.
  • adj. Broadly banded with color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In bot.:
  • Banded or compacted together.
  • Same as fasciated, 2.
  • In zoology, marked with a fascia or with fasciæ. See fascia, 8.

Etymologies

Latin fasciātus, from fascia, band.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin fasciare, to swathe or bind. (Wiktionary)

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