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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Latin fragor (a breaking to pieces), from frangere (to break).


fragor (plural fragors)

  1. A loud and sudden sound; the report of anything bursting; a crash.
    • Isaac Watts
      The direful fragor, when some southern blast / Tears from the Alps a ridge of knotty oaks []

Etymology 2[edit]

By confusion with fragrant.


fragor (plural fragors)

  1. (obsolete, proscribed) A strong or sweet scent; fragrance.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir T. Herbert to this entry?)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for fragor in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)



From frangō (break, shatter).



fragor m (genitive fragōris); third declension

  1. a breaking, shattering
  2. a crash
    Sextus magnum fragorem audit. - Sextus hears the great crash.


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fragor fragōrēs
genitive fragōris fragōrum
dative fragōrī fragōribus
accusative fragōrem fragōrēs
ablative fragōre fragōribus
vocative fragor fragōrēs

Related terms[edit]


  • fragor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fragor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fragor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a storm accompanied by heavy claps of thunder: tempestas cum magno fragore (caeli) tonitribusque (Liv. 1. 16)



fragor m (plural fragores)

  1. clamour, din