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grogram

[grog-ruh m] /ˈgrɒg rəm/
noun
1.
a coarse fabric of silk, of silk and mohair or wool, or of wool, formerly in use.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Middle French gros grain. See grosgrain
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British Dictionary definitions for grogram

grogram

/ˈɡrɒɡrəm/
noun
1.
a coarse fabric of silk, wool, or silk mixed with wool or mohair, often stiffened with gum, formerly used for clothing
Word Origin
C16: from French gros grain coarse grain; see grosgrain
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Word Origin and History for grogram
n.

1560s, from Middle French gros grain "coarse grain or texture;" see gross + grain (n.).

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