Meaning of GROSS in English

GROSS

n.

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural gross

Etymology: Middle English gros, probably from Anglo-French grosse sum, whole, from feminine of gros

Date: 14th century

: an aggregate of 12 dozen things <a gross of pencils>

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