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Fabius

Syllabification: Fa·bi·us
Pronunciation: /ˈfābēəs
 
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Definition of Fabius in English:

( Died 203 bc), Roman general and statesman; full name Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus; known as Fabius Cunctator (Fabius the Delayer). After Hannibal’s defeat of the Roman army at Cannae in 216 bc, Fabius successfully wore down the Carthaginian invaders.

Words that rhyme with Fabius

scabious

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