Grosgrain meaning

grōgrān
A closely woven silk or rayon fabric with narrow horizontal ribs.
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A ribbon made of this fabric.
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A closely woven silk or rayon fabric with prominent, crosswise ribbing, used for ribbons, trimming, etc.
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A silk fabric having narrow, horizontal ribs.
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A close-woven fabric (usually made from silk or rayon) having narrow horizontal ribs.
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A ribbon made of this fabric.
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Origin of grosgrain

  • French gros grain coarse texture gros coarse, thick (from Old French gross) grain texture, grain (from Old French graine grain, seed grain)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French gros-grain.

    From Wiktionary