verb (used with or without object), im·bri·cat·ed, im·bri·cat·ing.
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The imbricate and the convolute modes sometimes vary one into the other, especially in the corolla.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Head small: base of the wings covered with conspicuous, lengthened, imbricate scales.Zoological Illustrations, Volume III|William Swainson
Head large, covered with small rather unequal not imbricate scales.Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1.|J Lort Stokes
In habit it is like that of the tea, but the buds are covered with imbricate scales.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
Imbricate: arranged or appearing like the scales on a fish or the shingles on a roof.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith