Definitions

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  • adj. Not fibrous

Etymologies

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non- +‎ fibrous.

Examples

  • Hence, in the crushing of massive, nonfibrous amphiboles, microscopic fragments are found having the appearance of asbestos fibers.

    Geology of asbestos

  • The sunchoke is the nonfibrous, plump tuber of a North American sunflower Helianthus tuberosus, whose traditional and obscure name is “Jerusalem artichoke.”

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • The exceptions are roots that swell up with nonfibrous storage cells; they allow plants to survive temperate-zone winter to flower in their second year (carrots, parsnips, radishes) or seasonal dryness in the tropics (sweet potatoes, manioc).

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

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