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See also: grille and grillé

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German grille, from Old High German grillo, probably from Latin gryllus (grasshopper, cricket), possibly onomatopoetic in origin, but perhaps borrowed in turn from Ancient Greek γρύλλος (grúllos, Egyptian dance performer; painted caricature), of unknown further origin.

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NounEdit

Grille f (genitive Grille, plural Grillen)

  1. cricket (insect of the family Gryllidae)
  2. (archaic) hobby

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