Gregal vs Gregale - What's the difference?

gregal | gregale |


As an adjective gregal

is pertaining to, or like, a flock.

As a noun gregale is

a strong mediterranean wind blowing from the north-east.

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gregal

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Pertaining to, or like, a flock.
  • For this gregal conformity there is an excuse. — W. S. Mayo.
    (Webster 1913)

    gregale

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • a strong Mediterranean wind blowing from the north-east
  • :* 1963': The dog days have ended, the maijstral has ceased to blow. Soon the other wind called '''gregale will bring the gentle rains to solemnize the sowing of our red wheat. — Thomas Pynchon, ''V.