Naufragous Nau"fra*gous, a. [L. naufragus. See {Naufrage}.] causing shipwreck. [Obs.] --r. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

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  • naufragous — (adj.) causing shipwreck, 1610s, from naufrage shipwreck (late 15c.), from M.Fr. naufrage, from L. naufragium, from stems of navis ship (see NAVAL (Cf. naval)) + frangere to break (see FRACTION (Cf. fraction)) + OUS …   Etymology dictionary

  • naufragous — adjective Of or pertaining to a shipwreck …   Wiktionary

  • naufragous — Causing shipwrecks …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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