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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.
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