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gros point

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Pronunciation: /ɡrəʊ ˈpwã
 
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Definition of gros point in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A type of needlepoint embroidery consisting of stitches crossing two or more threads of the canvas in each direction.

Origin

mid 19th century: French, literally 'large stitch', from gros point de Venise, a type of lace originally from Venice, worked in bold relief. The current sense dates from the 1930s.

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