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fibrous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fibrous  \Fi"brous\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  fibreux.] 
  Containing,  or  consisting  of  fibers;  as  the  fibrous  coat  of 
  the  cocoanut;  the  fibrous  roots  of  grasses.  -- 
  {Fi"brous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fibrous 
  adj  1:  having  or  resembling  fibers  especially  fibers  used  in  making 
  cordage  such  as  those  of  jute  [syn:  {hempen}] 
  2:  full  of  sinews;  especially  impossible  to  chew  [syn:  {sinewy}, 
  {stringy},  {unchewable}] 




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