croc

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croc (plural crocs)

  1. (informal) A crocodile.

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French[edit]

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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.

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croc m (plural crocs)

  1. fang

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See French croc.

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

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