friable etymology

French word friable comes from Latin frio ((transitive) I crumble, rub, or break into pieces.)

Detailed word origin of friable

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
frio Latin (lat) (transitive) I crumble, rub, or break into pieces.
friabilis Latin (lat) Friable, easily crumbled or broken into pieces.
friable French (fra) Crumbly. Crummy, pitiful.

Words with the same origin as friable

Descendants of frio
défraiement frai frayer friabilité frisson frit frivole