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Oxford dictionary definition of the word imbricate:
[with object] (usually as adjective imbricated)
arrange (scales, sepals, plates, etc.) so that they overlap like roof tiles:
these moulds have spherical bodies composed of imbricated triangular plates
[no object] (usually as adjective imbricating) overlap:
a coating of imbricating scales
(of scales, sepals, plates, etc.) having adjacent edges overlapping. Compare with valvate.
early 17th century (in the sense ‘shaped like a pantile’): from Latin imbricat-, ‘covered with roof tiles’, from the verb imbricare, from imbrex, imbric- ‘roof tile’ (from imber ‘shower of rain’)