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fimbriation

[fim-bree-ey-shuh n]
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noun Botany, Zoology.
  1. fimbriate or fringed condition.
  2. a fringe or fringelike part.
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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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