What does the word fibrous mean?

Usage examples for fibrous

  1. The lining was tough and fibrous, a sort of coarse material corresponding to the silk of a spider of normal size, although these strands were as large as my little finger, and strong as cables. – The Death-Traps of FX-31 by Sewell Peaslee Wright
  2. She gathered dead leaves and shreds of fibrous inner bark, and knelt beside the dull coals to blow them into life. – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet