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Adjective: gristly (gristlier,gristliest)  gris-lee or gri-su-lee
  1. Difficult to chew
    "A fish is an animal having in its flesh along the back a gristly or bony chord";
    - cartilaginous, rubbery

Derived forms: gristlier, gristliest

See also: tough