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grex

[greks] /grɛks/
noun
1.
a numerical system for measuring the size of fibers, filaments, or yarns, based on the weight in grams of 10,000 meters of the fibrous material.
Origin
from the expression gram per x (ten)
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grex

/ɡrɛks/
noun
1.
a group of plants that has arisen from the same hybrid parent group
Word Origin
C20: from Latin grex flock
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