Grille

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See also: grille and grillé

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German grille, from Old High German grillo, probably from Latin gryllus (grasshopper, cricket), possibly onomatopoetic in origin, but perhaps borrowed in turn from Ancient Greek γρύλλος (grúllos, Egyptian dance performer; painted caricature), of unknown further origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Grille f (genitive Grille, plural Grillen)

  1. cricket (insect of the family Gryllidae)
  2. (archaic) hobby

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