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cruor

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin, blood. See crude.

NounEdit

cruor (uncountable)

  1. The colouring matter of the blood.
  2. The clotted portion of coagulated blood, containing the colouring matter; gore.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂-. Cognates include Ancient Greek κρέας (kréas), Sanskrit क्रविस् (kravís), Proto-Slavic *kry, and Old English hrǣw (English raw).

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NounEdit

cruor m (genitive cruōris); third declension

  1. blood, gore
  2. (figuratively) murder, bloodshed

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cruor cruōrēs
genitive cruōris cruōrum
dative cruōrī cruōribus
accusative cruōrem cruōrēs
ablative cruōre cruōribus
vocative cruor cruōrēs

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