Dictionary.com

fasciate

[ fash-ee-eyt, -ee-it ]
/ ˈfæʃ iˌeɪt, -i ɪt /
Save This Word!

adjective

bound with a band, fillet, or bandage.
Botany. abnormally compressed into a band or bundle, as stems grown together.
Zoology.
  1. composed of bundles.
  2. bound together in a bundle.
  3. marked with a band or bands.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!

Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also fas·ci·at·ed [fash-ee-ey-tid] /ˈfæʃ iˌeɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of fasciate

First recorded in 1650–60; fasci(a) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM fasciate

fas·ci·ate·ly, adverbun·fas·ci·ate, adjectiveun·fas·ci·at·ed, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use fasciate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for fasciate

fasciate

fasciated

/ (ˈfæʃɪˌeɪt) /

adjective

botany
  1. (of stems and branches) abnormally flattened due to coalescence
  2. growing in a bundle
(of birds, insects, etc) marked by distinct bands of colour

Derived forms of fasciate

fasciately, adverb

Word Origin for fasciate

C17: probably from New Latin fasciātus (unattested) having bands; see fascia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK