noun, plural fib·u·lae [fib-yuh-lee] /ˈfɪb yəˌli/, fib·u·las.
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Origin of fibula
OTHER WORDS FROM fibulafib·u·lar, adjective
Words nearby fibula
Example sentences 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.