/ɪnkjuˈnæbjulə/ (say inkyooh'nabyoohluh)

plural noun (singular incunabulum)
1. books produced in the infancy of printing (before 1500) from movable type.
2. the earliest stages or first traces of anything.
{Latin: swaddling clothes, cradle, beginning}
incunabular, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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