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>
Origin and Etymology of fibrous
modification of Middle French fibreux, from fibre fiber
First Known Use: 1597
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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