grail

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noun \ˈgrāl\

Definition of grail

  1. 1 capitalized :  the cup or platter used according to medieval legend by Christ at the Last Supper and thereafter the object of knightly quests

  2. 2 :  the object of an extended or difficult quest

Origin and Etymology of grail

Middle English greal, graal, from Middle French, bowl, grail, from Medieval Latin gradalis


First Known Use: 14th century





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