from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Cut or split easily: a scissile mineral; a scissile peptide bond.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Readily cut or split
- adj. easily broken
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being cut smoothly; scissible.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being cut or divided, as by a sharp instrument; scissible.
- n. Same as scissel.
French, from Latin scissilis, from scissus, past participle of scindere, to cut; see scission.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin scissilis, from scindere, scissum, to cut, to split: compare French scissile. See schism, scissors. (Wiktionary)