[ groh -point ]
/ ˈgroʊ ˌpɔɪnt /
noun, plural gros points.
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Origin of gros point
1860–65; <French: large point
Words nearby gros point
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British Dictionary definitions for gros point
/ (ˈɡrəʊ ˈpɔɪnt, French ɡro pwɛ̃) /
a needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads
work done in this stitch
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Word Origin for gros point
C20: from Old French: large point
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