fimbrillate
having a small or fine fringe

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fimbrillate — /fim bril it, ayt/, adj. Bot., Zool. bordered by or having a small or fine fringe. [ < NL fimbrill(a) little fringe (see FIMBRIA) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fimbrillate — fim·bril·late …   English syllables

  • fimbrillate — /ˈfɪmbrələt/ (say fimbruhluht), / eɪt/ (say ayt) adjective Zoology, Botany bordered with, or having, a small or fine fringe. {New Latin fimbrilla (diminutive of Late Latin fimbria fimbria) + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • fimbrillate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • fimbrial —   a. pertaining to or having a fringe.    ♦ fimbriate, a. fringed; v.t. fringe; hem.    ♦ fimbriation, n.    ♦ fimbricate, a. fringed.    ♦ fimbrillate, a. having small fringe …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • fimbrillose — adjective see fimbrillate * * * fimbrillose, a. (ˌfɪmbrɪˈləʊs) [f. as prec. + ose.] Bearing a fimbrilla. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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