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grosso

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grossus.

AdjectiveEdit

grosso m (feminine grossa, masculine plural grossi, feminine plural grosse)

  1. big, large
  2. thick
  3. heavy

NounEdit

grosso m (plural grossi)

  1. the main part of something

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grossō

  1. dative masculine singular of grossus
  2. dative neuter singular of grossus
  3. ablative masculine singular of grossus
  4. ablative neuter plural of grossus

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese grosso, from Latin grossus, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷres-.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grosso m (feminine grossa plural grossos feminine plural grossas; comparable)

  1. Relatively great in extent from one surface to another; dense; thick.
  2. Having consistency between solid and liquid; viscous; thick.
  3. Of low quality; crude; unrefined
  4. (of a person) Without manners; rude; uncouth; uncivil.
  5. (of texture) Not plain; with friction; rough.
  6. (of sound) Low in pitch; deep.
  7. Offensive to morality; obscene; distasteful; vulgar.
  8. (slang) In high quantity; aboundant.

InflectionEdit