gros de Londres

[ groh duh-lawn-druh, lawnd; French groh duh-lawn-druh ]

noun
  1. a cross-ribbed, silk dress fabric with ribs alternating in color or between coarse and fine yarn.

Origin of gros de Londres

1
<French: literally, London gross; cf. grosgrain

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British Dictionary definitions for gros de Londres

gros de Londres

/ French (ɡro də lɔ̃drə) /


noun
  1. a lightweight shiny ribbed silk fabric, the ribs alternating between wide and narrow between different colours or between different textures of yarn

Origin of gros de Londres

1
literally: heavy (fabric) from London

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