Firm but easily broken or crumbled; brittle:
The definition of fragile is someone or something delicate, flimsy or easily broken.
That can be, or is liable to be, broken
Apt to crumble; easily crumbled
(Obsolete) Easily crumbled; friable; brittle.
Forming or tending to form flakes or thin, crisp fragments:
Dry and somewhat crumbly or coarse in texture, with little flavor
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