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fimbrĭae , ārum, f. cf.: fibra, filum,
I.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 Müll.; cf. “Paul. ex Fest. s. v. FIBER, p. 90 Müll.: 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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