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gravele

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NounEdit

gravele (plural graveles)

  1. gravel

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EtymologyEdit

grave +‎ -ele.

NounEdit

gravele f (oblique plural graveles, nominative singular gravele, nominative plural graveles)

  1. gravel (chips of stone used to cover a surface)
  2. (medicine) calculus (small stone-like concretion)
    • 1303, Bernard de Gordon, Fleur de lis de medecine (a.k.a. lilium medicine), page 202 of this essay:
      Les signes que pierre s’engendre c’est quant l’orine est trouble, espesse avec plusieurs gravelles
      The signs of a stone forming, it's when the urine is murky and thick with several small calculi

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