imbricated(redirected from imbricatedly)
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Having regularly arranged, overlapping edges, as roof tiles or fish scales.
v. im·bri·cat·ed, im·bri·cat·ing, im·bri·cates
To overlap in a regular pattern.
To be arranged with regular overlapping edges.
[Latin imbricātus, covered with roof tiles, from imbrex, imbric-, roof tile, from imber, imbr-, rain.]
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|Adj.||1.||imbricated - used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles|
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