[ground-hog, -hawg] /ˈgraʊndˌhɒg, -hɔg/
another name for woodchuck
1784, from ground (n.) + hog (n.). Also known colloquially as a whistlepig, and cf. aardvark. Ground Hog Day first recorded 1871, American English.
noun 1. February 2, in most parts of the U.S., the day on which, according to legend, the groundhog first emerges from hibernation. If it is a sunny day and the groundhog sees its shadow, six more weeks of wintry weather are predicted. noun 1. (in the US and Canada) February 2nd, when, according to […]
noun 1. . noun 1. sea ice that is in contact with the coast or sea bed and thus not floating freely
[groh point] /ˈgroʊ ˌpɔɪnt/ noun, plural gros points. 1. a large stitch used in embroidery. Compare (def 1), . 2. Venetian point lace with raised work and large designs. /ˈɡrəʊ ˈpɔɪnt; French ɡro pwɛ̃/ noun 1. a needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads 2. work done in this stitch
[groh-greyn] /ˈgroʊˌgreɪn/ noun 1. a heavy, corded ribbon or cloth of silk or rayon. /ˈɡrəʊˌɡreɪn/ noun 1. a heavy ribbed silk or rayon fabric or tape for trimming clothes, etc