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Definition of cartilaginous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cartilaginous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌkɑːtɪˈlædʒɪnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːrtɪˈlædʒɪnəs//
 
(anatomy)
 
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made of cartilage Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin cartilaginosus, from cartilago, cartilagin- ‘cartilage’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cartilaginous