Fas"ci*ate (?), Fas"ci*a`ted (?), a. [L. fasciatus, p.p. of fasciare to envelop with bands, fr. fascia band. See Fasces.]
Bound with a fillet, sash, or bandage.
2. Bot. (a)
Banded or compacted together.
Flattened and laterally widened, as are often the stems of the garden cockscomb.
Broadly banded with color.
© Webster 1913.