Meaning of imbrex

im•brex

Pronunciation: (im'breks, -briks), [key]
— pl. -bri•ces
  1. a convex tile, used esp. in ancient Rome to cover joints in a tile roof.
  2. one of the scales in ornamental imbrication.
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