Growan

Grow´an


n.1.(Mining.) A decomposed granite, forming a mass of gravel, as in tin lodes in Cornwall.
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Green is derived from an old English verb growan, meaning, "to grow.
1) Old English strong verb classes Class 1: ridan : rad : ridon : riden 'ride' Class 2: beodan : bead : budon : boden 'command' Class 3a: singan : sang : sungon : sungen 'sing' Class 3b: helpan : healp : hulpon : holpen 'help' Class 4: teran : tcer : taeron : toren 'tear' Class 5: metan : mcet : maeton : meten 'mete' Class 6: faran : for : foron : faren 'fare' Class 7a: hatan : het : heton : haten 'command' Class 7b: beatan : beot : beoton : beaten 'beat' Class 7c: feallan : feoll: feollon : feallen 'fall' Class 7d: blandan : blend : blendon : blanden 'mix' Class 7e: laetan : let : leton : laeten 'let' Class 7f: growan : greow : greowon : growen 'grow' (Campbell 1959: 3047-320)