See also: greffé

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French groife, greife, from Latin graphium (stylus), later influenced by greffier (clerk).

NounEdit

greffe m (plural greffes)

  1. (law) court clerk's office, court registrar's office
  2. (obsolete) court clerk, court registrar

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Etymology 2Edit

 
greffe

Metaphorical use of Old French grefe, grafe (stylus, pencil), from the root of above.

NounEdit

greffe f (plural greffes)

  1. (horticulture) graft, scion
  2. (medicine) organ transplant, autoplasty
  3. (medicine) a piece of graft
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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French grefe, grafe, from Latin graphium.

NounEdit

greffe f (plural greffes)

  1. (Jersey) graft, transplant

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Derived termsEdit

  • greffer (to graft, transplant)

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