ambre gris etymology

French word ambre gris comes from French gris (Gray (colloquial) drunk, tipsy. Grey, gray.), French ambre (Amber (fossil resin).)

Detailed word origin of ambre gris

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gris French (fra) Gray (colloquial) drunk, tipsy. Grey, gray.
ambre French (fra) Amber (fossil resin).
ambre gris French (fra) Ambergris (fatty substance).