grêle

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Old French graisle, from Latin gracilis (slim).

Adjective[edit]

grêle (masculine and feminine, plural grêles)

  1. spindly, lanky

Etymology 2[edit]

Deverbal of grêler; corresponds to Old French gresle. Ultimately of Frankish origin.

Noun[edit]

grêle f (plural grêles)

  1. (weather) hail
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Verb[edit]

grêle

  1. third-person singular present indicative of grêler

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