Fibonacci

/ (Italian fiboˈnattʃi) /

noun

Leonardo (leoˈnardo), also called Leonardo of Pisa . ?1170–?1250, Italian mathematician: popularized the decimal system in Europe

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Example sentences from the Web for Fibonacci

  • Near his body is a cipher with the digits of the Fibonacci sequence and amalgams referring to Leonardo da Vinci and his Mona Lisa.

    Dan Brown Decoded|The Daily Beast|September 15, 2009|DAILY BEAST

Scientific definitions for Fibonacci

Fibonacci
[ fē′bə-nächē ]
Leonardo 1170?-1250?

Italian mathematician who popularized the modern Arabic system of numerals in the western world and discovered the Fibonacci sequence of integers.
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