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fasciate

[fash-ee-eyt, -ee-it] /ˈfæʃ iˌeɪt, -i ɪt/
adjective
1.
bound with a band, fillet, or bandage.
2.
Botany. abnormally compressed into a band or bundle, as stems grown together.
3.
Zoology.
  1. composed of bundles.
  2. bound together in a bundle.
  3. marked with a band or bands.
Also, fasciated.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; fasci(a) + -ate1
Related forms
fasciately, adverb
unfasciate, adjective
unfasciated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unfasciate

fasciate

/ˈfæʃɪˌeɪt/
adjective
1.
(botany)
  1. (of stems and branches) abnormally flattened due to coalescence
  2. growing in a bundle
2.
(of birds, insects, etc) marked by distinct bands of colour
Derived Forms
fasciately, adverb
Word Origin
C17: probably from New Latin fasciātus (unattested) having bands; see fascia
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