verb (used with object), fim·bri·at·ed, fim·bri·at·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM fimbriatenon·fim·bri·ate, adjectivenon·fim·bri·at·ed, adjectiveun·fim·bri·at·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for fimbriate
In heraldry, “fimbriate” or “fimbriated” refers to a narrow edge or border running round a bearing.
The margin of the cap is finely fimbriate, but in old specimens those hairs are apt to become rubbed off.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
Fimbriate: a margin or process when set with a fringe of hair closely placed.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
In thalloid forms fimbriate or lobed margins or outgrowths from the surface lead to the same result.
The margin of the cap is finely fimbriate, but in old specimens these hairs are apt to become rubbed off.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.|George Francis Atkinson