from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having, consisting of, or resembling fibers.
  • adjective Full of sinews; tough.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Containing or consisting of fibers; having the character of fibers. Also fibrose.

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

  • adjective Containing, or consisting of, fibers

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to fibre.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
  • adjective (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew


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