crevis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English crevis, from Old French crevice (crayfish).

Noun[edit]

crevis (plural crevises)

  1. (Britain, dialect) The crayfish.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for crevis in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French crevice, from Frankish *krebitja, diminutive of Frankish *krebit (crab), from Proto-Germanic *krabitaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkrɛvis(ə)/, /ˈkrɛviːs(ə)/, /ˈkrɛvəs(ə)/

Noun[edit]

crevis (plural crevis or crevesses)

  1. crayfish, lobster

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