Definition of incunable in English:
Another term for incunabulum.
- Incunabula or incunables are the very first examples of books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed with moveable type in Western Europe.
- A single image in black and white appears with the brief text concerning an overlooked incunable and its appropriate redating to make it congruent with that identification.
- If there were any incunables in the University Library, which was dispersed in the 1550s, they are not among the books in the present-day Bodleian Library.
Late 19th century: via French from Latin incunabula (see incunabulum).
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