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fibrous

Syllabification: fi·brous
Pronunciation: /ˈfībrəs
 
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Definition of fibrous in English:

adjective

Consisting of or characterized by fibers: lignin is the fibrous material that gives wood its strength
More example sentences
  • In the rural areas, the fibrous roots of this tree are used for making painting brushes, used for white washing.
  • Trim off the small, fibrous roots and put the trimmed sections into pots filled with cuttings compost so the tops are just buried.
  • Some of the material was in a fibrous state, making inhalation more likely.

Derivatives

fibrously

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • A well-circumscribed and fibrously encapsulated tumor mass was revealed in the Douglas cavity.
  • In chronic hepatitis, it was strongly deposited at the margin of the fibrously enlarged portal areas where new collagen fibers were formed.

fibrousness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Fibrousness of both green and white asparagus was greater in the spring.
  • Longer cooking helps breakdown its fibrousness and evaporates some of the excess water.

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