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grommet

noun grom·met \ˈgrä-mət, ˈgrə-\

: a metal or plastic ring that is used to strengthen a small hole in a piece of cloth or leather

Full Definition of GROMMET

1
:  a flexible loop that serves as a fastening, support, or reinforcement
2
:  an eyelet of firm material to strengthen or protect an opening or to insulate or protect something passed through it

Origin of GROMMET

obsolete French gormette curb of a bridle
First Known Use: 1626

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GROMMET Defined for Kids

grommet

noun grom·met \ˈgrä-mət\

Definition of GROMMET for Kids

:  a metal or plastic ring to strengthen or protect a small hole

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