engrain

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the French phrase en grain. See grain (cochineal dye).

VerbEdit

engrain (third-person singular simple present engrains, present participle engraining, simple past and past participle engrained)

  1. Alternative spelling of ingrain

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

en- +‎ grain

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.ɡʁɛ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

engrain m (plural engrains)

  1. (botany) einkorn wheat
    Synonym: petit épeautre