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gros de Londres

[ groh duh -lawn-druh, lawnd; French groh duh -lawn-druh ]
/ ˌgroʊ də ˈlɔn drə, ˈlɔnd; French groʊ də ˈlɔ̃ drə /
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noun

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

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Origin of gros de Londres

<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

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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