fasciate

[ fash-ee-eyt, -ee-it ]

adjective
  1. bound with a band, fillet, or bandage.

  2. Botany. abnormally compressed into a band or bundle, as stems grown together.

  1. Zoology.

    • composed of bundles.

    • bound together in a bundle.

    • marked with a band or bands.

Origin of fasciate

1
First recorded in 1650–60; fasci(a) + -ate1
  • Also fas·ci·at·ed [fash-ee-ey-tid] /ˈfæʃ iˌeɪ tɪd/ .

Other words from fasciate

  • fas·ci·ate·ly, adverb
  • un·fas·ci·ate, adjective
  • un·fas·ci·at·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for fasciate

fasciate

fasciated

/ (ˈfæʃɪˌeɪt) /


adjective
  1. botany

    • (of stems and branches) abnormally flattened due to coalescence

    • growing in a bundle

  2. (of birds, insects, etc) marked by distinct bands of colour

Origin of fasciate

1
C17: probably from New Latin fasciātus (unattested) having bands; see fascia

Derived forms of fasciate

  • fasciately, adverb

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