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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *krumpaz (bent, crooked, curved).

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NounEdit

crome (plural cromes)

  1. (Britain, East Anglia) A garden or agricultural implement with three or four tines bent at right angles, resembling a garden fork with bent prongs, and used for breaking up soil, clearing ditches, raking up shellfish on beaches, etc.
    • 1975 [1956], George Ewart Evans, Ask the Fellows who Cut the Hay, London: Faber and Faber, page 122:
      … a crome is a tool with a long handle and long metal teeth or tines, hooked for raking loose the bottom of ditches.

VerbEdit

crome (third-person singular simple present cromes, present participle croming, simple past and past participle cromed)

  1. (Britain, East Anglia) To use a crome.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

crome (plural cromes)

  1. (music) Alternative form of croma (a quaver)

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

crome f pl

  1. plural of croma

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English cruma, from Proto-Germanic *krumô.

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NounEdit

crome (plural cromes or crumen)

  1. a crumb; a small piece or portion of food, especially bread
  2. the lighter-coloured part of a loaf of bread inside the crust; the interior of a loaf of bread
  3. (rare) a diminutive portion or section; a mote

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VerbEdit

crome

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of cromar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of cromar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of cromar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of cromar

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

crome

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of cromar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of cromar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of cromar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of cromar.