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Webster 1913 Edition


Fibril

Fi′bril

,
Noun.
[F.
fibrille
, dim. of
fibre
, L.
fibra
.]
A small fiber; the branch of a fiber; a very slender thread; a fibrilla.
Cheyne.

Webster 1828 Edition


Fibril

FI'BRIL

,
Noun.
A small fiber; the branch of a fiber; a very slender thread.

Definition 2022


fibril

fibril

English

Noun

fibril (plural fibrils)

  1. A fine fibre or filament
  2. (biology) Any fine, filamentous structure in animals or plants

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Translations


Irish

Etymology

From New Latin fibrilla, a diminutive of Latin fibra (fibre, filament).

Noun

fibril f (genitive singular fibrile)

  1. fibril

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Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fibril fhibril bhfibril
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.