crined

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French crine (hair of the head) (French crin) +‎ -ed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -aɪnd
  • IPA(key): /kɹʌɪnd/
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Adjective[edit]

crined (not comparable)

  1. (heraldry) Having hair or a mane of a specified tincture, different from that of the body.
    • 1962, Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire:
      a crested bird called in Zemblan sampel (‘silktail’), closely resembling a waxwing in shape and shade, is the model of one of the three heraldic creatures (the other two being a reindeer proper and a merman azure, crined or) in the armorial bearings of the Zemblan King, Charles the Beloved

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