- Borrowed from French Gras, a nickname for a stout person, from gras (“fat”)
- Borrowed from Catalan Gras, from gras (“fat, stout”)
- Borrowed from German Gras, variant of the surname Grass
Gras (plural Grases)
- A surname, from French.
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Gras is the 34758th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 650 individuals. Gras is most common among White (80.0%) individuals.
- Hanks, Patrick, editor (2003) , “Gras”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, New York City: Oxford University Press, →ISBN
From Middle High German gras, from Old High German gras, from Proto-West Germanic *gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (“grow, become green”). Compare Low German Gras, Dutch gras, English grass, Danish græs.
- IPA(key): /ɡʁaːs/ (standard)
- IPA(key): /ɡʁas/ (variant in Low German areas; but inflected forms always with a long vowel)
- Rhymes: -aːs, -as
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- grasbewachsen, Grasdach, Grasebene, grasgrün, Grashüpfer, Grashalm, Grasland, Grassorte, Grassteppe
- Futtergras, Rispengras, Steppengras, Wollgras, Wiesengras n, Zitronengras n
- “Gras” in Duden online
Gras n (plural Grieser)