Fibonacci number
noun Etymology: Leonardo Fibonacci died ab1250 Italian mathematician Date: 1914 an integer in the infinite sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13,…of which the first two terms are 1 and 1 and each succeeding term is the sum of the two immediately preceding

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