gros-grain etymology

French word gros-grain comes from French grain, French gros (Big, thick, fat. Coarse, rough.)

Detailed word origin of gros-grain

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
grain French (fra) (figurative) a small amount, a bit. Grain (nautical) squall, thunderstorm.
gros French (fra) Big, thick, fat. Coarse, rough.
gros-grain French (fra) Grosgrain.

Words with the same origin as gros-grain

Descendants of grain
égrenage égrener
Descendants of gros