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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A coarse fabric of silk, combined with mohair or wool, and often stiffened with gum.
From French gros grain (large or coarse grain). Another fabric from the same origin is grosgrain. Earliest documented use: 1562.
"Instead of putting her still-thick, white hair into its usual twist, she'd tied it back at the nape of her neck with a black, grogram ribbon."
Nancy Desrosiers; Stay a Little Longer; Tate Publishing; 2011.
See more usage examples of grogram in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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