Definition of fragosus
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LNS
fragōsus, fragōsa, fragōsum
fragor
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. Apt to be broken, fragile
  2. rough, uneven
  3. uneven, unequal
  4. Crashing, rushing, roaring
Abbreviations
fragōsus, a, um, adj. fragor. (Acc. to fragor, I.) Apt to be broken, fragile (poet. and in post-Aug. prose). Lit.: fragosa putri corpore, Lucr. 2, 860.

— Transf., rough, uneven: silvis horrentia saxa fragosis, Ov. M. 4, 778: mons, Grat. Cyneg. 527.

— Trop., of speech, uneven, unequal: fragosa atque interrupta oratio, Quint. 9, 4, 7: aures fragosis offenduntur, id. 9, 4, 116: versus, Diom. p. 499 P.

— (Acc. to fragor, II.) Crashing, rushing, roaring (poet.): medioque fragosus Dat sonitum saxis et torto vertice torrens, Verg. A. 7, 566: vada, Val. Fl. 2, 622: arx Maleae, id. 4, 261: lux, a rattling gleam (lightning), id. 2, 198: murmura leonum, Claud. II. Cons. Stil. 337: nares, Amm. 14, 6, 25.

—Hence, * adv.: fra-gōse (acc. to II.), with a crashing: (secures a ligno laricis) respuuntur et fragosius sidunt, aegrius revelluntur, Plin. 16, 10, 19, ยง 47.
 
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