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gristly

[ gris-lee ]
/ ˈgrɪs li /
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adjective, gris·tli·er, gris·tli·est.

resembling or containing gristle; cartilaginous.

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Origin of gristly

A Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at gristle, -y1
gris·tli·ness, noun
grisly, gristly , grizzled, grizzly
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