Definition and Meanings for imbricate
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Part of Speech of imbricate
adjective, transitive verb
Etymology of imbricate
Meaning of imbricate
- bent and hollowed like a roof or gutter tile.
- lying over each other in regular order, so as to
- in decorative art: having scales lapping one over the other, or a representation of such scales; as, an imbricated surface; an imbricated pattern.
as transitive verb
- to lay in order, one lapping over another, so as to form an imbricated surface.