Fibrous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfaɪbrəs|  American pronunciation of the word fibrous
Brit.  |ˈfʌɪbrəs|  British pronunciation of the word fibrous

adjective

- having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute (syn: hempen)
- (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew (syn: sinewy, stringy, unchewable)

Examples

He had surgery to remove fibrous scar tissue in his knee.

...thick, fibrous hair that was not easy to comb...

The coconut has a fibrous outer covering.

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