ossifrage

noun
os·​si·​frage | \ ˈä-sə-frij How to pronounce ossifrage (audio) , -ˌfrāj\

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First Known Use of ossifrage

1572, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ossifrage

Latin ossifraga, a bird of prey, from feminine of ossifragus bone-breaking, from oss-, os + frangere to break — more at break

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