felibre

noun, often capitalized fe·li·bre \fāˈlēbrə, -rə\

Definition of felibre

plural

felibres

\-rəz, -rə\
  1. :  a member or supporter of the Felibrige, a literary association of Provençal writers founded near Avignon in 1854 especially for the maintenance and purification of Provençal as a literary language

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Origin and Etymology of felibre

French félibre, from Provençal felibre felibre, any one of the learned men with whom Jesus at the age of twelve disputed in the Temple (Luke 2:46), perhaps from Late Latin fellebris being not yet weaned, from Latin fellare, felare to suck — more at feminine


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