grappier cement


grap·​pi·​er cement
: a cement made by grinding fine the lumps of underburned and overburned material left when a hydraulic lime is slaked

Word History


French grappier, from grappe cluster, bunch of grapes (from Old French grape hook, grape stalk, bunch of grapes, grape) + -ier -er

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“Grappier cement.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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