adjective, grizzlier, grizzliest.
somewhat gray; grayish.
noun, plural grizzlies.
a device for screening ore, consisting of a row of iron or steel bars.

1585–95; grizzle1 + -y1

grisly, gristly, grizzled, grizzly. Unabridged
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grizzly (ˈɡrɪzlɪ)
adj , -zlier, -zliest
1.  somewhat grey; grizzled
n , -zlier, -zliest, -zlies
2.  See grizzly bear
usage  Grizzly is sometimes wrongly used where grisly is meant: a grisly (not grizzly) murder

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