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intransitive verb

: to grumble or complain often shrilly or scoldingly


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plural -es
: a measuring unit for fibers, filaments, and yarns based on the weight in grams of 10,000 meters of fiber or yarn

Word History


Intransitive verb

Pennsylvania German greckse & German dialect greckse, grecksen to groan, grumble, complain, from early German krachitzen to cry hoarsely, frequentative of krachen to crack, crash, roar, from Old High German krahhōn


gram per X (ten) kilometers

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“Grex.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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