Meaning of GRAVEL in English


grav ‧ el /ˈɡræv ə l/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

[ Date: 1200-1300 ; Language: Old French ; Origin: grave 'stony ground' ]

small stones, used to make a surface for paths, roads etc:

a gravel path

gravel pit (=a place where gravel is dug out of the ground)

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