[fash-ee-eyt, -ee-it or fash-ee-ey-tid]
- bound with a band, fillet, or bandage.
- Botany. abnormally compressed into a band or bundle, as stems grown together.
- composed of bundles.
- bound together in a bundle.
- marked with a band or bands.
Origin of fasciate
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Historical Examples of fasciate
Fasciate, banded; also applied to monstrous stems which grow flat.The Elements of Botany
- (of stems and branches) abnormally flattened due to coalescence
- growing in a bundle
- (of birds, insects, etc) marked by distinct bands of colour
Word Origin for fasciate
C17: probably from New Latin fasciātus (unattested) having bands; see fascia
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