Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 02/26/15 Friable

Friable (adjective)
friable [frahy-uh-buh l]


adjective
1. easily crumbled or reduced to powder; crumbly: friable rock.

Can be confused
fryable.

Synonyms
fragile, frangible.

Origin: 1555-65; < Latin friābilis, equivalent to friā (re) to rub, crumble + -ābilis -able

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