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gregale

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian grecale, apparently representing a late Latin noun from Graecus ‘Greek’.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɹeɪˈɡɑːleɪ/

NounEdit

gregale

  1. a strong Mediterranean wind blowing from the north-east
    • 1963: The dog days have ended, the maijstral has ceased to blow. Soon the other wind called gregale will bring the gentle rains to solemnize the sowing of our red wheat. — Thomas Pynchon, V.

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AdjectiveEdit

gregāle

  1. nominative neuter singular of gregālis
  2. accusative neuter singular of gregālis
  3. vocative neuter singular of gregālis