See also: gråter

EnglishEdit

 
A grater.

EtymologyEdit

From Old French grateor. See grate.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grater (plural graters)

  1. a tool with which one grates, especially foods such as cheese, to facilitate getting small particles or shreds off a solid lump
    I'm making coleslaw; do you know where the grater is?

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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Frankish *krattōn, from Proto-Germanic *krattōną.

VerbEdit

grater

  1. to scrape (come into physical contact with in a way that causes damage)

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ts, *-tt are modified to z, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: grate
  • French: gratter
  • Norman: gratter
  • Walloon: greter

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