Share this entry
infibulate Syllabification: in·fib·u·late
Pronunciation: /inˈfibyəˌlāt/

Definition of infibulate in English:


(usually as adjective infibulated)
Perform infibulation on (a girl or woman).


Early 17th century: from Latin infibulat- 'fastened with a clasp', from the verb infibulare, from in- 'into' + fibula 'brooch'.

Definition of infibulate in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources