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Friday, April 03, 2015

Definitions for fabular

  1. of or pertaining to a story, novel, or the like written in the form of a fable.

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Citations for fabular
The lanes were meant for everlasting hope, and since I've got such respect for the made-up, the invented, the seriously confected, why not celebrate God as totem of the great fabular instinct? Why not indeed. Andrew O'Hagan, The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe, 2010
The result is a much more streamlined fiction than any of the other mature work, more closely resembling the fabular Christmas books, which Dickens had recently read aloud to a working-class audience in Birmingham. Suzanne Keen, Victorian Renovations of the Novel, 1998
Origin of fabular
Fabular entered English in the 1670s from the Latin word fābulāris, which shares a root with the contemporary English word fable.