MEANING: adjective: Readily broken; breakable.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin frangere (to break) which also gave us fraction, refract, chamfer, defray, infringe, and fracture. Earliest documented use: 1440


FANGIBLE - toothy

1. can be changed into a round juicy fruit
2. can be changed into a large primate

FLANGIBLE - useful for a food fight in the Cordon Blue School in Paris yesterday (portmanteau of FLING [past tense] and FLAN)