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Fibonacci
  (fē'bə-nä'chē)   
Italian mathematician who popularized the modern Arabic system of numerals in the western world and discovered the Fibonacci sequence of integers.
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Fibonacci, Leonardo

medieval Italian mathematician who wrote Liber abaci (1202; "Book of the Abacus"), the first European work on Indian and Arabian mathematics.

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