Meaning of imbricate
Pronunciation: (adj.im'bri-kit, -kāt"v.im'bri-kāt"), [key]
— adj., v., -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
- overlapping in sequence, as tiles or shingles on a roof.
- of, pertaining to, or resembling overlapping tiles, as decoration or drawings.
- overlapping like tiles, as scales or leaves.
- characterized by or as if by overlapping shingles.
- to overlap, as tiles or shingles.
- imbricate (Thesaurus)