grogram

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

French gros grain (coarse grain, a strong fabric), from Latin grossus (coarse, rough) .

Noun[edit]

grogram (countable and uncountable, plural grograms)

  1. A strong fabric; a mixture of silk and wool or mohair.
    • 2001, Kikue Yamakawa, ‎Kate Wildman Nakai, Women of the Mito Domain: Recollections of Samurai Family Life:
      They had known nothing of woolen cloth, but now the popularity of obi made of imported grogram spread like wildfire. This popularity produced various stories in its wake.

Derived terms[edit]

  • grog (speculatively)