a heavy, corded ribbon or cloth of silk or rayon.

1865–70; < French gros grain large grain

grosgrained, adjective Unabridged
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grosgrain (ˈɡrəʊˌɡreɪn)
a heavy ribbed silk or rayon fabric or tape for trimming clothes, etc
[C19: from French gros grain coarse grain; see gross, grain]

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Example sentences
The yellow-frosted dome of the hat is covered with perky white lilies and is banded with a yellow grosgrain ribbon.
When there is draping in a jacket or a dress, it's done with an interior system of grosgrain ribbons holding the folds in place.
Grosgrain ribbon and buttons will turn an otherwise plain t-shirt into a wearable garden.
Hall is wearing the hatband, grosgrain, that probably came with the hat.
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