[griz-lee] /ˈgrɪz li/

adjective, grizzlier, grizzliest.
somewhat gray; grayish.
having hair that is ; gray-haired.
noun, plural grizzlies.
a device for screening ore, consisting of a row of iron or steel bars.
adjective -zlier, -zliest
somewhat grey; grizzled
noun (pl) -zlies
See grizzly bear

1590s, from grizzle “gray” (see grizzled) + -y (2). Grizzly bear (ursus horribilis) is first recorded 1807 but belongs rather to grisly.


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