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 History of this Word

"fibro" is from "fibra" (fiber) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"fibro-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "fiber" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

fibro- illustration He was thought to have used fibrous material from the bark of trees, old rags and fishing nets.
fibro- illustration It is also called fibrolite, which refers to the fibrous texture of the stone.