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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Overlap; Place so as to overlap adj. - Used especially of leaves or bracts.

Usage examples (30)
  • The roof tiles imbricate
  • imbricate the roof tiles
  • In habit it is like that of the tea, but the buds are covered with imbricate scales.
  • It has, however, a very ample bract, which supports a large imbricate calyx, the members of which have stiff bristle-like hairs. for more
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