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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fash-ee-uh for 1, 3–5; fey-shuh for 2]
    • /ˈfæʃ i ə for 1, 3–5; ˈfeɪ ʃə for 2 /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fash-ee-uh for 1, 3–5; fey-shuh for 2]
    • /ˈfæʃ i ə for 1, 3–5; ˈfeɪ ʃə for 2 /

Definitions of fasciae word

  • noun plural fasciae a band or fillet, as for binding the hair. 1
  • noun plural fasciae Also called fascia board. facia. 1
  • noun plural fasciae Architecture. any relatively broad, flat, horizontal surface, as the outer edge of a cornice, a stringcourse, etc. any of a number of horizontal bands, usually three in number, each projecting beyond the one below to form the architrave in the Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite orders. 1
  • noun plural fasciae Anatomy, Zoology. a band or sheath of connective tissue investing, supporting, or binding together internal organs or parts of the body. tissue of this kind. 1
  • noun plural fasciae Zoology, Botany. a distinctly marked band of color. 1
  • noun fasciae Plural form of fascia. 1

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Origin of fasciae

First appearance:

before 1555
One of the 31% oldest English words
1555-65; < Latin: band, bandage; akin to fasces

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fasciae popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 84% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for fasciae

noun fasciae

  • facades — Plural form of facade.

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