Friday, 22 June 2012

Entry: imbricate (adj.)

In context: See previous.

Definition: a. Covered with or composed of scales or scalelike parts overlapping like roof-tiles; e.g. said of the scaly covering of reptiles and fishes, of leaf-buds, the involucre of Compositæ, etc.


SNOOT score: 2
Page: 344

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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