grogram

grogram

[grog-ruhm]
noun
a coarse fabric of silk, of silk and mohair or wool, or of wool, formerly in use.

Origin:
1555–65; < Middle French gros grain. See grosgrain

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grogram (ˈɡrɒɡrəm)
 
n
a coarse fabric of silk, wool, or silk mixed with wool or mohair, often stiffened with gum, formerly used for clothing
 
[C16: from French gros grain coarse grain; see grosgrain]

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grogram
1562, from M.Fr. gros grain "coarse grain or texture."
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