"What Gras means in Mardi Gras" Crossword Clue

Author: Olivia Langford
Last Updated: 11 Oct 2023

"What Gras means in Mardi Gras" NYT crossword answer is:

FAT (3 letters length)

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Gras is the French word for "fat," and is the traditional spelling of the word used in the phrase "Mardi Gras." Mardi Gras is a traditional celebration held in many parts of the world, most notably in New Orleans, Louisiana, where it is celebrated with parades, music, and other festivities. The phrase "Mardi Gras" literally translates to "Fat Tuesday," and is held the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.

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