fimbriation

[fim-bree-ey-shuh n]

noun Botany, Zoology.

fimbriate or fringed condition.
a fringe or fringelike part.

Origin of fimbriation

First recorded in 1860–65, fimbriation is from the Medieval Latin word fimbriātiōn- (stem of fimbriātiō). See fimbriate, -ion
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