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 (fĭm′brē-ĭt, -āt′) also fim·bri·at·ed (-ā′tĭd)
Having fimbriae; fringed, as the edge of a petal or the opening of a duct.

[Latin fimbriātus, from fimbriae, fringe.]

fim′bri·a′tion n.
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(ˈfɪmbrɪɪt; -ˌeɪt) ,




having a fringed margin, as some petals, antennae, etc
ˌfimbriˈation n
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(ˈfɪm bri ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

also fim•bri•at•ed

(-ˌeɪ tɪd)

having a fimbria or fimbriae.
[1480–90; < Latin]
fim`bri•a′tion, n.
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Adj.1.fimbriate - having a fringe of slender processes
rough - of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
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