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definition of the word incunabulum

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An incunabulum

From Latin incūnābula (cradle, origin), from in- + cūnābula (cradle).

Singular
incunabulum

Plural
incunabula

incunabulum (plural incunabula)

  1. A book, single sheet, or image that was printed — not handwritten — before the year 1501 in Europe.
    • 2004, Luisa Graves (translator), Carlos Ruiz Zafón (author), The Shadow of the Wind,
      Something about him reminded me of one of those figures from old-fashioned playing cards or the sort used by fortune-tellers, a print straight from the pages of an incunabulum: his presence was both funereal and incandescent, like a curse dressed in its Sunday best.


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