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gregale

[ grey-gah-ley ]
/ greɪˈgɑ leɪ /
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noun

a strong northeast wind that blows in the central and western Mediterranean area.

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Also gré·gal [grey-gahl], /greɪˈgɑl/, gre·gau [grey-gou]. /greɪˈgaʊ/.
Also called Euroclydon.

Origin of gregale

1795–1805; <Italian grecale, gregale<Late Latin Grecālis.See Greek, -al1
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Example sentences from the Web for gregale

  • The clouds were down, and the gregale was blowing cold and showery.

    The Isle of Unrest|Henry Seton Merriman
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