Fib"u*la (?), n.; pl. FibulAe (#). [L., clasp, buckle.]


A brooch, clasp, or buckle.

Mere fibulae, without a robe to clasp. Wordsworth.

2. Anat.

The outer and usually the smaller of the two bones of the leg, or hind limb, below the knee.

3. Surg.

A needle for sewing up wounds.


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