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  1. (in prescriptions) food.
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Origin of cib.

From the Latin word cibus
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Historical Examples of cib

  • Orsini was allowed to keep the castles he had bought from Cib on condition that he paid 40,000 ducats to the Pope.

    Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume I (of 3)

    James Dennistoun

  • To this evidence may be added the fact that the symbol over which it is placed contains some of the elements of the cib glyph.

British Dictionary definitions for cib


abbreviation for (in New Zealand)
  1. Criminal Investigation Branch (of New Zealand police)
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cib in Medicine


  1. cibus (food)
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