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Gender Feminine
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. GREH-təl

Meaning & History

Diminutive of GRETE. It is well-known as a character from an 1812 Brothers Grimm fairy tale who is captured, with her brother Hansel, by a witch. The Grimm's story was based on earlier European folk tales.