Definition of infibulate in English:

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infibulate

Pronunciation: /inˈfibyəˌlāt/

verb

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

Origin

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

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Syllabification: in·fib·u·late

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