gruss

noun
\ ˈgrüs \
plural -es

Definition of gruss 

: a rock that is finely granulated but not decomposed by weathering

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for gruss

German grus, from Low German, from Middle Low German grūs, grōs; akin to Old English grēot grit

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about gruss

Dictionary Entries near gruss

gruppo

Grus

grushie

gruss

grutch

grutten

Gruyère

Statistics for gruss

Look-up Popularity

Comments on gruss

What made you want to look up gruss? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the setting in which something occurs

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!