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gristly

[gris-lee] /ˈgrɪs li/
adjective, gristlier, gristliest.
1.
resembling or containing gristle; cartilaginous.
Origin of gristly
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at gristle, -y1
Related forms
gristliness, noun
Can be confused
grisly, gristly, grizzled, grizzly.
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