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Definitions of fibrous:

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or made up of fibres.

Usage examples for fibrous:

  • In the less well- to- do houses there might be wax candles, in still poorer houses candles of tallow or even rush- lights, formed by long strips of rush or other fibrous plant thinly dipped in tallow. "Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul", T. G. Tucker
  • The fibrous net- work, which surrounds the ends of the branches where they attach themselves to the trunk, is woven into very strong and tough ropes, with which the legs of camels are tied, and horses picketed. "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846", James Richardson
  • The bark is fibrous in appearance and may be readily separated into long strips. "The Forests of Mount Rainier National Park", Grenville F. Allen

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