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1. Imbricate
Of perianth parts, having the edges overlapping in the bud. Compare valvate .

2. Imbricate
Overlapping; describes something with many units in an overlapping arrangement, such as shingles on a roof or flat pebbles, or where all units in a structure have their long axes parallel to one another and pointing diagonally in the same direction (but not in the same plane as the bedding surface). This includes both sedimentary structures as in a siliciclastic deposit, and certain arrangements of rock masses between a series of parallel thrust faults.

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