plural noun, singular in·cu·nab·u·lum [in-kyoo-nab-yuh-luhm, ing-]. /ˌɪn kyʊˈnæb yə ləm, ˌɪŋ-/.
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Origin of incunabula
OTHER WORDS FROM incunabulain·cu·nab·u·lar, adjectivepost·in·cu·nab·u·la, adjective
Words nearby incunabula
Example sentences from the Web for incunabula
The term Incunabula is now applied to all books printed before the year 1500.
It contained especially choice editions of the classics, and also many incunabula.English Heraldic Book-stamps|Cyril Davenport
Beughem's Incunabula Typographica, 1688, 12mo., is both jejune and grossly erroneous.Bibliomania; or Book-Madness|Thomas Frognall Dibdin
By the term 'early-printed books' the bookseller generally means fifteenth-century works, or incunabula as they are now called.
One is the original editions of famous Elizabethan and early Stuart authors, the other, the more estimable incunabula.