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incunable

[ in-kyoo-nuh-buhl ]
/ ɪnˈkyu nə bəl /
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noun

a book constituting part of a collection of incunabula.

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Origin of incunable

1885–90; <French <Latin incūnābulum.See incunabula
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  • What constitutes a true incunable cannot be defined in a sentence.

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