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fim•bri•ate



Pronunciation: (
adj.fim'brē-it, -āt";
v.fim'brē-āt"),
[key]
adj., v., -at•ed, -at•ing.


adj.
Also,fim'bri•at"ed. Bot., Zool.having a border of hairs or filiform processes.

v.t.
Heraldry.to line (an ordinary) with a thin border of a different tincture.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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