gristliness
noun see gristly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gristliness — See gristly. * * * …   Universalium

  • gristliness — gris·tli·ness …   English syllables

  • gristliness — ](ə)lēnə̇s, lin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being gristly * * * gristˈliness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑gristle …   Useful english dictionary

  • gristly — gristliness, n. /gris lee/, adj., gristlier, gristliest. resembling or containing gristle; cartilaginous. [1350 1400; ME; see GRISTLE, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gristly — adjective (gristlier; est) Date: 14th century consisting of or containing gristle < gristly steak > • gristliness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gristle — [gris′əl] n. [ME gristel < OE gristle (akin to OFris gristel) < ? IE * ghrei : see GRIME] cartilage, now esp. as found in meat gristliness n. gristly [gris′lē] adj …   English World dictionary

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