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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to fibre.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing, or consisting of, fibers

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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


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