4. The disposition of the several parts of any body in connection with each other, or the manner in which the constituent parts are united; structure; as, the texture of earthy substances or minerals; the texture of a plant or a bone; the texture of paper; a loose or compact texture.
5. (Science: biology) A tissue. See Tissue.
Origin: L. Textura, fr. Texere, textum, to weave: cf. F. Texture. See Text.