that can be refracted, as light rays
Origin of refrangiblefrom Vulgar Latin an unverified form refrangere (see refrain)
Capable of being refracted: refrangible rays of light.
Origin of refrangibleFrom Latin refringere to refract (influenced by refract )
- re·fran′gi·bil′i·ty re·fran′gi·ble·ness
(comparative more refrangible, superlative most refrangible)
- (dated) That may be refracted