Examples of fibrous in a Sentence
He had surgery to remove fibrous scar tissue in his knee.
thick, fibrous hair that was not easy to comb
Recent Examples of fibrous from the Web
If the skin seems fibrous and tough, peel the thickest sections.
Hagfish can produce copious amounts of sticky, fibrous slime from glands running along the sides of their bodies.
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Origin and Etymology of fibrous
modification of Middle French fibreux, from fibre fiber
First Known Use: 1597See Words from the same year
FIBROUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fibrous for English Language Learners
: containing, made of, or resembling fibers
FIBROUS Defined for Kids
Definition of fibrous for Students
: containing, made of, or like fibers fibrous roots
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