غرض غرضف غرف


غُرْضُوفٌ

and غُضْرُوفٌ [A cartilage;] any soft bone, (T, Ṣ, * O, Ḳ, TA,) such as is, or may be, eaten: (T, O, Ḳ, TA:) pl. غَرَاضِيفُ (O, Ḳ, TA) and غَضَارِيفُ. (O, TA.) The مَارِن (O, Ḳ, TA) i. e. [the soft, or cartilaginous, part,] the firm part that is harder than flesh and softer than bone, (TA,) of the nose, (O, Ḳ, TA,) is thus called. (O.) And [Any one of] the heads of the ribs [i. e. of the costal cartilages]. (O, Ḳ.) And The رَهَابَة [or ensiform cartilage] of the chest. (O, Ḳ.) And The [fibro-cartilage or] part within the قُوف [or helix] of the ear. (O, Ḳ.) And The نُغْض [q. v.] of the shoulder-blade. (O, Ḳ.) And الغُرْضُوفَانِ signifies The borders, or extremities, of the upper parts of the two shoulder-blades of the horse; what is thin, of the hard substance (lit. of the hardness), of the bone. (TA.) And they (وَهُمَا [i. e. the غُرْضُوفَانِ]) are Two sinews, or the like, (عَصَبَتَانِ, [perhaps, by a somewhat-strained license, applied here to the two tarsal cartilages,] in the borders, or extremities, of the inferior parts of the two eyes. (TA.)
And الغُرْضُوفَانِ signifies [also] The two pieces of wood that are bound on the right and left between the وَاسِط [or fore part] and the آخِرَة [or hinder part] of the [camel's saddle called] رَحْل. (O, Ḳ.)