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Fascicle definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FAS'CICLE, n. [L. fasciculus, from fascis, a bundle.]
In botany, a bundle, or little bundle; a species of inflorescence, or manner of flowering, in which several upright, parallel, fastigiate, approximating flowers are collected together.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an installment of a printed work [syn: fascicle, fascicule]
2: a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers) [syn: fiber bundle, fibre bundle, fascicle, fasciculus]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin fasciculus, diminutive of fascis Date: 15th century 1. a small or slender bundle (as of pine needles or nerve fibers) 2. one of the divisions of a book published in parts fascicled adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 (also fascicule) a separately published instalment of a book, usu. not complete in itself. 2 a bunch or bundle. 3 (also fasciculus) Anat. a bundle of fibres. Derivatives: fascicled adj. fascicular adj. fasciculate adj. fasciculation n. Etymology: L fasciculus bundle, dimin. of fascis: see FASCES

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fascicle Fas"ci*cle, n. One of the divisions of a book published in parts; fasciculus.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fascicle Fas"ci*cle, n. [L. fasciculus, dim. of fascis. See Fasces.] A small bundle or collection; a compact cluster; as, a fascicle of fibers; a fascicle of flowers or roots.



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