fibro

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fibro (uncountable)

  1. (Australia) Fibro-cement; a building material consisting of asbestos fibres and cement pressed into sheets.
    • 2006, Alexis Wright, Carpentaria, Giramondo 2012, p. 56:
      Every day, all day and all night sometimes, the town jammed jazz with bits of loose tin slapping around on top of the mud-stained fibro walls […].
    • 2015, Charlotte Wood, The Natural Way of Things, Allen & Unwin 2018, p. 19:
      There are a few faded colourless fibro buildings, jagged black holes punched here and there in the panels.
  2. (informal) Fibromyalgia.
    • 2011, Linda Kay Mullinax, It's Okay to Hurt: My Life with Fibromyalgia (page 43)
      When I got fibro, the Internet was not in common use, so I didn't have the resources that a newly diagnosed person would have now.

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Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto fibro, from English fibre, French fibre, German Fiber, Italian fibra, Spanish fibra, Portuguese fibra.

Noun[edit]

fibro (plural fibri)

  1. fibre

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Noun[edit]

fibrō

  1. dative/ablative singular of fiber