Ossifragous Os*sif"ra*gous, a. [L. ossifragus. See {Ossifrage}.] Serving to break bones; bone-breaking. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ossifrage — Os si*frage, n. [L. ossifraga, ossifragus, osprey, fr. ossifragus bone breaking; os, ossis, a bone + frangere, fractum, to break. See {Osseous}, {Break}, and cf. {Osprey}, {Ossifragous}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The lammergeir. (b) The young of the sea… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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