See also: croç

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of crocodile.

NounEdit

croc (plural crocs)

  1. (colloquial) A crocodile.

Etymology 2Edit

From the name of the American shoe company, Crocs Inc.

NounEdit

croc (plural crocs)

  1. A plastic slip-on shoe.

See alsoEdit


FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French croc, from Old French croc, croke (curved instrument, hook), from Frankish *krōk (hook) or from Old Norse krókr (hook, bend, bight), both from Proto-Germanic *krōkaz (hook), from Proto-Indo-European *greg- (tracery, basket, twist). Cognate with Middle Dutch croec, crōc (curl), Middle English crōc (crook, hook). More at crook, crooked.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʁo/, (nonstandard) /kʁɔ/
  • (Belgium, Franche-Comté) IPA(key): /kʁɔk/

NounEdit

croc m (plural crocs)

  1. hook
  2. fang

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the name of Crocs Inc., a shoe company.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

croc m (plural crocs)

  1. croc (type of shoe)

Etymology 3Edit

Onomatopoeic.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

croc

  1. crunch

Further readingEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Frankish *krōk (hook) or alternatively borrowed from Old Norse krókr (hook, bend, bight), both from Proto-Germanic *krōkaz (hook), from Proto-Indo-European *gerg- (tracery, basket, twist).

NounEdit

croc m (oblique plural cros, nominative singular cros, nominative plural croc)

  1. hook
  2. a hook-shaped weapon
  3. grappling hook

Derived termsEdit