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Adjective: fibrous  fI-brus
  1. Having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
    "From the frame is suspended a bag, about two feet in depth, of wide netting or fibrous cord";
    - hempen
  2. (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    - sinewy, stringy, unchewable

See also: tough

Encyclopedia: Fibrous