fimbrillate

adjective
fim·​bril·​late | \ ˈfimbrəˌlāt, (ˈ)fim¦brilə̇t \
variants: or less commonly fimbrillose \ ˈfimbrəˌlōs \

Definition of fimbrillate

: bordered with a minute fringe

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History and Etymology for fimbrillate

New Latin fimbrilla minute fringe (diminutive of Latin fimbria fringe) + English -ate or -ose

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“Fimbrillate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fimbrillate. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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