from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having fimbriae; fringed, as the edge of a petal or the opening of a duct.
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- adj. fringed, e.g. where the ends of a petal are split into two or more divisions.
- v. To hem; to fringe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the edge or extremity bordered by filiform processes thicker than hairs; fringed
- transitive v. To hem; to fringe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In zoology and botany, fringed; bordered with hairs or with filiform processes or laciniations. Also fimbriated.
- In heraldry, same as fimbriated, 2.
- To finish or decorate with a border of any kind, as a fringe, a hem, or a narrow stripe of different color from the rest of the surface.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a fringe of slender processes
Latin fimbriātus, from fimbriae, fringe.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)