Incunabula



[in-kyoo-nab-yuh-luh, ing-] /ˌɪn kyʊˈnæb yə lə, ˌɪŋ-/

plural noun, singular incunabulum
[in-kyoo-nab-yuh-luh m, ing-] /ˌɪn kyʊˈnæb yə ləm, ˌɪŋ-/ (Show IPA)
1.
extant copies of books produced in the earliest stages (before 1501) of printing from movable type.
2.
the earliest stages or first traces of anything.
/ˌɪnkjʊˈnæbjʊlə/
plural noun (sing) -lum (-ləm)
1.
any book printed before 1501
2.
the infancy or earliest stages of something; beginnings
n.

“swaddling clothes,” also, figuratively, “childhood, beginnings;” 1824, from Latin incunabula (neuter plural), ultimately from cunae “cradle,” from PIE *koi-na-, from root *kei- “to lie; bed, couch.”

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