begrutten

adjective

be·​grut·​ten
bi-ˈgrə-tᵊn
Scottish
: tear-stained

Word History

Etymology

be- + Scots grutten, alteration of Middle English graten, greten, from Old English grēten, grǣten, past participle of grǣtan, grētan to weep

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“Begrutten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/begrutten. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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