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Cru

Cru

See also: cru and crû

English

Proper noun

Cru

  1. (astronomy, constellations) Abbreviation of Crucis.
  2. (astronomy, constellations) Abbreviation of Crux.

cru

cru

See also: Cru and crû

English

Noun

cru (plural crus)

  1. A grade or class of wine; as, premier cru

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Catalan

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɾu/
  • Rhymes: -u

Adjective

cru m (feminine crua, masculine plural crus, feminine plural crues)

  1. raw

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kʁy/
  • Homophone: crû

Etymology 1

From Latin crudus.

Adjective

cru m (feminine singular crue, masculine plural crus, feminine plural crues)

  1. raw (uncooked, unprocessed)
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Verb

cru m (feminine singular crue, masculine plural crus, feminine plural crues)

  1. past participle of croire

Etymology 3

Nominal use of crû, past participle of croître.

Noun

cru m (plural crus)

  1. vineyard; vintage

Italian

Etymology

Borrowing from French cru.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -u

Noun

cru m (invariable)

  1. cru

Lojban

Rafsi

cru

  1. rafsi of curmi.

Old French

Adjective

cru m (oblique and nominative feminine singular crue)

  1. raw (uncooked)

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Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese cruu, from Latin crudus, from Proto-Indo-European *krewa-, *krewh₂- (raw meat, fresh blood).

Pronunciation

Adjective

cru (feminine singular crua, masculine plural crus, feminine plural cruas, comparable)

  1. raw (uncooked, unprocessed)

Derived terms