Examples from the Web for fibrous
What happens is that the inflammation of the liver triggered by the infection causes it to contract and it becomes a fibrous blob.Anas al-Liby’s Health Care During Terror Trial Could Gouge Taxpayers|Jamie Dettmer|October 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The fruits are large and have a thick coating of fibrous pulp, which is cooked and eaten or made into jelly.
Get some moss of a dry, fibrous nature, and containing no earthly matter to freeze.Mink Trapping|A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
It is also free from included soft or fibrous notches and does not soil the fingers when rubbed.
British Dictionary definitions for fibrous
Word Origin and History for fibrous
1620s, from Modern Latin fibrosus, from Latin fibra (see fiber).