gros grain etymology

French word gros grain comes from Proto-Indo-European *gher-, Proto-Indo-European *ghrewə-, Proto-Indo-European *gʷres-, and later Proto-Germanic *greutaną (To grind, crush.)

Detailed word origin of gros grain

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gher- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ghrewə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gʷres- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*greutaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To grind, crush.
*grautaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Big, large. Coarse, crude.
grōz Old High German (goh)
grossus Latin (lat) (Late Latin, Medieval Latin) coarse, unrefined. (Late Latin, Medieval Latin) young, green, immature. (Medieval Latin) thick, large, great.
gros grain French (fra)

Words with the same origin as gros grain

Descendants of *gher-
ambre gris crème crémage crémer crémière demi-écrémé engrosser grimace grimoire grisaille grison grisé gros gros-grain groseille grossement grossesse grossier grossiste grossièrement grossièreté grouiller grôt écrémage écrémé
Descendants of *ghrewə-
Grosjean grand grandement grandiose grossesse nerveuse grossophobe