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[adjective fim-bree-it, -eyt; verb fim-bree-eyt] /adjective ˈfɪm bri ɪt, -ˌeɪt; verb ˈfɪm briˌeɪt/

Also, fimbriated. Botany, Zoology. having a border of hairs or filiform processes.
verb (used with object), fimbriated, fimbriating.
Heraldry. to line (an ordinary) with a thin border of a different tincture.
/ˈfɪmbrɪɪt; -ˌeɪt/
having a fringed margin, as some petals, antennae, etc

fimbriate fim·bri·ate (fĭm’brē-ĭt, -āt’) or fim·bri·at·ed (-ā’tĭd)
Having fimbriae.
fim’bri·a’tion n.


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    [fim-bril-it, -eyt] /fɪmˈbrɪl ɪt, -eɪt/ adjective, Botany, Zoology. 1. bordered by or having a small or fine fringe.

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