Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as fibrillar.

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

  • adjective Pertaining to, or composed of, fibers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or composed of, fibres.

Etymologies

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Compare French fibraleux.

Examples

  • O! there is a sweet aera in the life of man, when (the brain being tender and fibrillous, and more like pap than any thing else) — a story read of two fond lovers, separated from each other by cruel parents, and by still more cruel destiny —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • O! there is a sweet aera in the life of man, when (the brain being tender and fibrillous, and more like pap than any thing else) — a story read of two fond lovers, separated from each other by cruel parents, and by still more cruel destiny —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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