fas·​ci·​ate | \ ˈfashēˌāt, -ēə̇t \
variants: or fasciated \ -​ˌātə̇d How to pronounce fasciate (audio) \

Definition of fasciate

1 : banded or striped especially : broadly banded with color
2a : fascicled
b : exhibiting fasciation

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History and Etymology for fasciate

fasciate probably from (assumed) New Latin fasciatus, from New Latin fascia + Latin -atus -ate; fasciated probably from (assumed) New Latin fasciatus + English -ed

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“Fasciate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fasciate. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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