grep : Java Glossary


Grep is a Unix command that searches files for lines matching a regular expression. It comes from syntax usage for the Unix qed/ed editor subcommand: g/re/p, grep (Globally search Regular Expression Print). There are other Unix variants: The word grep has entered the language an a generic verb to mean search for in multiple files, using a regex if necessary.

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