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GRAIL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grail mean? 

GRAIL (noun)
  The noun GRAIL has 2 senses:

1. the object of any prolonged endeavor
2. (legend) chalice used by Christ at the last supper

  Familiarity information: GRAIL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRAIL (noun)


Sense 1grail [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The object of any prolonged endeavor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("grail" is a kind of...):

aim; object; objective; target (the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable))


Sense 2grail [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(legend) chalice used by Christ at the last supper

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

Holy Grail; Sangraal; grail

Instance hypernyms:

chalice; goblet (a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup)

Domain category:

fable; legend (a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events)


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