un-fasciate

fasciate

[fash-ee-eyt, -ee-it]
adjective
1.
bound with a band, fillet, or bandage.
2.
Botany. abnormally compressed into a band or bundle, as stems grown together.
3.
Zoology.
a.
composed of bundles.
b.
bound together in a bundle.
c.
marked with a band or bands.
Also, fasciated.


Origin:
1650–60; fasci(a) + -ate1

fasciately, adverb
unfasciate, adjective
unfasciated, adjective
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fasciate or fasciated (ˈfæʃɪˌeɪt)
 
adj
1.  botany
 a.  (of stems and branches) abnormally flattened due to coalescence
 b.  growing in a bundle
2.  (of birds, insects, etc) marked by distinct bands of colour
 
[C17: probably from New Latin fasciātus (unattested) having bands; see fascia]
 
fasciated or fasciated
 
adj
 
[C17: probably from New Latin fasciātus (unattested) having bands; see fascia]
 
'fasciately or fasciated
 
adv

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