[grav-uh l-dahy-ver] /ˈgræv əlˌdaɪ vər/
any of several eellike fishes of the family Scytalinidae, found off the Pacific coast of North America, especially Scytalina cerdale, which burrows among rocks.
[grav-uh l] /ˈgræv əl/ noun 1. small stones and pebbles, or a mixture of these with sand. 2. Pathology. verb (used with object), graveled, graveling or (especially British) gravelled, gravelling. 3. to cover with gravel. 4. to bring to a standstill from perplexity; puzzle. 5. Informal. to be a cause of irritation to. 6. Obsolete. […]
[grav-uh-lee] /ˈgræv ə li/ adjective 1. of, like, or abounding in . 2. harsh and grating: a gravelly voice. /ˈɡrævəlɪ/ adjective 1. consisting of or abounding in gravel 2. of or like gravel 3. (esp of a voice) harsh and grating adj. late 14c., “covered with gravel or sand,” from gravel + -y (2). Of […]
adjective 1. speaking in a rough and rasping tone
[greyv-lee] /ˈgreɪv li/ noun 1. Samuel L(ee), Jr. 1922–2004, U.S. naval officer: first black admiral. adv. 1550s, “solemnly,” from grave (adj.) + -ly (2).