gros de Londres

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

Origin of gros de Londres

< French: literally, London gross; cf. grosgrain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for gros de londres

gros de Londres

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

Word Origin for gros de Londres

literally: heavy (fabric) from London
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