gresie

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly a substratum word, akin to Albanian grihë, or derived from Albanian gëresë (potter's instrument for leveling). Alternatively, from a Slavic *kresĭ or *gresĭ; compare Serbo-Croatian kresalo, kresivo (flint, tinderbox), kresati (light with flint), kresiti (set off sparks)[1].

Noun[edit]

gresie f (plural gresii)

  1. whetstone

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