grosso

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grossus.

Adjective[edit]

grosso m ‎(feminine singular grossa, masculine plural grossi, feminine plural grosse)

  1. big, large
  2. thick
  3. heavy

Noun[edit]

grosso m ‎(plural grossi)

  1. the main part of something

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grossō

  1. dative masculine singular of grossus
  2. dative neuter singular of grossus
  3. ablative masculine singular of grossus
  4. ablative neuter plural of grossus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese grosso, from Latin grossus, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷres-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grosso m ‎(feminine singular grossa, masculine plural grossos, feminine plural grossas, comparable)

  1. dense; thick (relatively great in extent from one surface to another)
  2. viscous; thick (having consistency between solid and liquid)
  3. crude; unrefined (of low quality)
  4. (of a person) rude; uncouth; uncivil (without manners)
  5. (of texture) rough (not plain; with friction)
  6. (of sound) deep (low in pitch)
  7. obscene; distasteful; vulgar (offensive to morality)
  8. (slang) aboundant (in high quantity)

Inflection[edit]