Dégras

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dégras A semisolid emulsion produced by the treatment of certain skins with oxidized fish oil, which extracts their soluble albuminoids. It was formerly solely a by-product of chamois leather manufacture, but is now made for its own sake, being valuable as a dressing for hides.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F.; cf. F. gras, a. & n., fat

Usage

In literature:

I thought you'd enjoy Mardi-Gras, never having seen it.
"At Fault" by Kate Chopin
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In news:

Mister Marti Gras overtakes Alma d'Oro the win the Ack Ack.
Wwe printed a request for the Mardi Gras Mustard dipping sauce served at Popeye's and I am knocked out by a couple of e-mails from R.D.
The cold slice of Canadian foie gras is liberally salted and caramelized and tastes so decadent, you'd think it's poele, the Gallic take on fresh fried goose liver.
When fantasizing about my wedding, I'd always imagined sitting down with a glamorous Michelin-type chef and discussing duck confit, quail eggs, and foie gras.
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In science:

Springer, 2000. I.C. Lerman, R. Gras, and H. Rostam. Elaboration d'un indice d'implication pour les données binaires, i et ii.
Interestingness Measure for Mining Spatial Gene Expression Data using Association Rule
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