WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
fim•bri•ate  (adj. fimbrē it, -āt′;v. fimbrē āt′),USA pronunciation adj., v.,  -at•ed, -at•ing. 
adj. 
  1. Botany, ZoologyAlso,  fimbri•at′ed. having a border of hairs or filiform processes.

v.t. 
  1. Heraldryto line (an ordinary) with a thin border of a different tincture.
  • Latin fimbriātus fringed. See fimbria, -ate1
  • 1480–90

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