Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Perforated like a sieve; cribrose.
  • To sift.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Cribriform.

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  • adjective cribriform

Etymologies

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Latin cribratus, past participle of cribrare ("to sift").

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  • Cribrate means to literally or figuratively sift (Oxford English Dictionary).

    November 25, 2011