ossifrage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French ossifrage, from Latin ossifraga (osprey), ossifragus (osprey), from ossifragus (bone breaking).

Noun[edit]

ossifrage (plural ossifrages)

  1. (obsolete) The lammergeier.
  2. (obsolete) The young of the sea eagle or bald eagle.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ossifrage

  1. vocative singular of ossifragus