noun, plural fim·bri·ae [fim-bree-ee] /ˈfɪm briˌi/.
Origin of fimbria
Examples from the Web for fimbria
The troops of Fimbria deserted their general, who put an end to his own life.A Smaller History of Rome|William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
Fimbria: thick, ciliated hair at the termination of any part: fringes.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
One of the fimbriae, the Fimbria Ovarica, is longer than the others, and it forms a shallow gutter which extends to the ovary.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
Fimbria treated most cruelly all the people of Asia who had revolted from Rome or sided with Sulla.
The army of Fimbria now came over to Sulla, and was received by him and united with his own.Plutarch's Lives, Volume II|Aubrey Stewart & George Long
British Dictionary definitions for fimbria
noun plural -briae (-brɪˌiː)
Word Origin for fimbria
Word Origin and History for fimbria
Latin, literally "fringe, border, shred."