gruel
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɡɹuː(ə)l/
Noun

gruel

  1. A thin, watery porridge, formerly eaten primarily by the poor and the ill.
Related terms Translations
  • French: gruau
  • German: Grütze, Schleimsuppe
  • Russian: (жидкий
  • Spanish: avenate
Verb

gruel (gruels, present participle gruelling; past and past participle gruelled)

  1. (transitive) To exhaust; use up; disable; to punish.



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