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coarse-grained

coarse–grained

adjective \ˈkrs-ˌgrānd\

Definition of COARSE-GRAINED

1
:  having a coarse grain <coarse–grained wood>
2
:  crude <coarse–grained humor>

First Known Use of COARSE-GRAINED

circa 1774

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