Definitions for imbricateˈɪm brɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt; -ˌkeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imbricate, imbricated(verb)

    used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles

  2. imbricate(verb)

    place so as to overlap

    "imbricate the roof tiles"

  3. imbricate(verb)


    "The roof tiles imbricate"


  1. imbricate(Verb)

    to overlap in a regular pattern

  2. imbricate(Adjective)

    having regular overlapping edges; intertwined

  3. Origin: imbricatus, "tiled"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imbricate(adj)

    alt. of Imbricated

  2. Imbricate(verb)

    to lay in order, one lapping over another, so as to form an imbricated surface

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