grogram

noun
gro·​gram | \ ˈgrä-grəm How to pronounce grogram (audio) , ˈgrō- How to pronounce grogram (audio) \

Definition of grogram

: a coarse loosely woven fabric of silk, silk and mohair, or silk and wool — compare grosgrain

First Known Use of grogram

1562, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for grogram

Middle French gros grain coarse texture

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“Grogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grogram. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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