grosgrain(redirected from grosgrains)
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1. A closely woven silk or rayon fabric with narrow horizontal ribs.
2. A ribbon made of this fabric.
[French gros grain, coarse texture : gros, coarse, thick (from Old French; see gross) + grain, texture, grain (from Old French graine, grain, seed; see grain).]
(Textiles) a heavy ribbed silk or rayon fabric or tape for trimming clothes, etc
[C19: from French gros grain coarse grain; see gross, grain]
a heavy corded ribbon or cloth of silk or rayon.
[1865–70; < French gros grain large grain]
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|Noun||1.||grosgrain - a silk or silklike fabric with crosswise ribs|