croc

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From a shortening of crocodile.

Noun[edit]

croc ‎(plural crocs)

  1. (informal) A crocodile.

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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

croc ‎(plural crocs)

  1. A plastic slip-on shoe.

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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 *gerg- ‎(tracery, basket, twist). Cognate with Middle Dutch croec, crōc ‎(curl), Middle English crōc ‎(crook, hook). More at crook, crooked.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʁo/
  • (non-standard) IPA(key): /kʁɔ/
  • (Belgium), (Franche-Compté) IPA(key): /kʁɔk/

Noun[edit]

croc m ‎(plural crocs)

  1. hook
  2. fang

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Etymology 2[edit]

From the name of Croc's Inc., a shoe company.

Noun[edit]

croc m ‎(plural crocs)

  1. croc

Etymology 3[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection[edit]

croc

  1. crunch

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See French croc.

Noun[edit]

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

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

Derived terms[edit]