Definition of graupel in English:


Line breaks: grau|pel
Pronunciation: /ˈgraʊp(ə)l/

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[mass noun]
  • Small particles of snow with a fragile crust of ice; soft hail.


late 19th century: German Graupel, back-formation from graupeln 'to hail with soft hailstones', from Graupe 'cereal grain'.

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