gregale

noun gre·ga·le \grāˈgä(ˌ)lā\

Definition of gregale

plural

-s

  1. :  a strong cold northeast wind of the central Mediterranean —called also Euroclydon

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Origin and Etymology of gregale

Italian grecale, gregale, from grecale, gregale Greek, from Late Latin Graecalis, from Latin Graecus + -alis -al — more at greek


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