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Capable of being broken; breakable. See Synonyms at fragile.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin frangibilis, from Latin frangere, to break; see bhreg- in Indo-European roots.]
fran′gi·bil′i·ty, fran′gi·ble·ness n.
breakable or fragile
[C15: from Old French, ultimately from Latin frangere to break]
ˌfrangiˈbility, ˈfrangibleness n
fran•gi•ble(ˈfræn dʒə bəl)
easily broken; breakable.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Old French, derivative of Latin frangere to break]
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|Adj.||1.||frangible - capable of being broken; "the museum stored all frangible articles in locked showcases"|
breakable - capable of being broken or damaged; "earthenware pottery is breakable"; "breakable articles should be packed carefully"