gravier

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French grave + -ier.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁa.vje/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

gravier m (plural graviers)

  1. gravel (small fragments of rock) [from mid-11th century]
  2. (specifically) crushed rocks between 5 and 40 mm in diameter (used on unpaved roads, in gardens to increase drainage, etc.)
  3. (archaic) gravel, kidney stones, gallstones
  4. (Newfoundland) beach woman, shoreman (individual who spreads out and dries cod on a (gravel) beach)

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