Definitions for "Imbricate"
Keywords:  overlap, valvate, shingles, bud, tile
Bent and hollowed like a roof or gutter tile.
Lying over each other in regular order, so as to "break joints," like tiles or shingles on a roof, the scales on the leaf buds of plants and the cups of some acorns, or the scales of fishes; overlapping each other at the margins, as leaves in ├Žstivation.
In decorative art: Having scales lapping one over the other, or a representation of such scales; as, an imbricated surface; an imbricated pattern.
Keywords:  incurved, incised
Incised Incurved