[gree-goh, grey-]

noun, plural gre·gos.

a short, hooded coat of thick, coarse fabric, originally worn in the eastern Mediterranean countries.

Origin of grego

1740–50; perhaps < Portuguese (compare Spanish griego, Italian greco) < Latin Graecus Greek Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for grego

Historical Examples of grego

  • And here was Grego complaining that he couldn't go to the Eton and Harrow match.

    Mortal Coils

    Aldous Huxley

  • Grego was apparently agreeable, as long as the job got done.

    Little Fuzzy

    Henry Beam Piper

  • Grego guides me, as Virgil Dante, through all the mysteries of that other world.

  • Emmert, or Grego, or the two of them together, bribed those people to tell that story.

    Little Fuzzy

    Henry Beam Piper