noun, plural fib·u·lae [fib-yuh-lee] /ˈfɪb yəˌli/, fib·u·las.
Origin of fibula
Related formsfib·u·lar, adjective
Examples from the Web for fibulae
The Spartan evidence for the pin and fibulae covers the later range of dates.
Brooches of the safety-pin type (fibulae) were extensively used in antiquity, but only within definite limits of time and place.
Fibulae, often of the “kettle-drum” form, take the place of the Bronze age pin.
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There is no girdle, the arms are bare, no fibulae are shown.