A minor Roman god who presided over children's speech and who taught them to utter their first words. Offerings were made to him after the child's first words, cum primo fari incipiebant, sacrificabant divo Fabulino. Tertullian1 records the name as Farinus.
From Latin fabulari, "to speak."
- Nonius Marcellus. De Compendiosa Doctrina, 853.
- Varro. Logistorici fr. 13.