coarse-grained

adjective
\ ˈkȯrs-ˌgrānd How to pronounce coarse-grained (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Coarse-grained.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coarse-grained. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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