gregale

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian grecale, apparently representing a late Latin noun from Graecus (Greek).

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  • IPA(key): /ɡɹeɪˈɡɑːleɪ/

Noun[edit]

gregale (plural gregales)

  1. A strong Mediterranean wind blowing from the north-east.
    • 1963, Thomas Pynchon, V.
      The dog days have ended, the maijstral has ceased to blow. Soon the other wind called gregale will bring the gentle rains to solemnize the sowing of our red wheat.

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Adjective[edit]

gregāle

  1. nominative neuter singular of gregālis
  2. accusative neuter singular of gregālis
  3. vocative neuter singular of gregālis