Grundriss

noun Grund·riss \ ˈgru̇nt‧ˌris \

Definition of Grundriss

plural Grundrisse \-sə\
:a comprehensive and systematic outline especially of a science
  • a severely technical Grundriss of the many interrelated fields
  • —L. M. Hollander

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Origin and Etymology of grundriss

German, from grund basis, foundation (from Old High German grunt ground, bottom) + riss drawing, from Old High German riz letter of the alphabet; akin to Old High German rīzan to tear, write


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