adjective gras·se·yé \¦grasə¦yā, -sē¦ā\

Definition of grasseyé

of r

  1. :  pronounced as a uvular fricative; broadly :  pronounced as either a uvular fricative or trill


\¦graˌsā¦mäⁿ\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of grasseyé

French, from past participle of grasseyer to use a uvular r, from Middle French, from gras fat

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a brief usually trivial fact

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