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grist

Pronunciation: /grɪst/

Translation of grist in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • molienda (feminine) to be grist to the mill it's all grist to the mill todo ayuda, todo es útil
    Example sentences
    • The reintroduction of a deeply resented tax on grist in the former papal provinces of Emilia and Romagna provoked widespread unrest in the late 1860s.
    • Census of 1861 reported that there were 13 flour and grist mills operating in Simcoe County.
    • The owners of early 19 th-century New England grist mills were usually rather prosperous men, and like most of the population at that time, the majority were farmers.

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