verb (used without object), con·fab·u·lat·ed, con·fab·u·lat·ing.
to converse informally; chat.
Psychiatry. to engage in confabulation.
Origin of confabulate
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Word Origin for confabulate
C17: from Latin confābulārī, from fābulārī to talk, from fābula a story; see fable
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