Definition of fimbria
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LNS
fimbria, fimbriae
cf.: fibra, filum
Mostly Plural
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. fibres, threads, shreds, fibrous part, fringe
  2. a border, fringe
Abbreviations
fimbriae, ārum, f. cf.: fibra, filum, fibres, threads, shreds, fibrous part, fringe (for syn. cf.: limbus, ora, instita, patagium): antiqui FIBRVM dicebant extremum, a quo in sagis fimbriae et in jecore extremum fibra, Varr. L. L. 5, § 79 Mull.; cf. Paul. ex Fest. s. v. FIBER, p. 90 Mull.: si quis in febre aut acuto morbo ... in veste floccos legit fimbriasve diducit, Cels. 2, 6; so Plin. 7, 51, 52, § 171; App. M. 11, p. 258: madentes cincinnorum fimbriae, i. e. the outer curled ends, * Cic. Pis. 11, 25: mappa laticlavia, fimbriis hinc atque illic pendentibus, Petr. 32.

—Sing. (late Lat.), a border, fringe: vestimenti, Vulg. Matt. 9, 20; 14, 36 al.
 
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