crud

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English crud, crudde (coagulated milk; curd; any coagulated or thickened substance; dregs), from Old English crūdan (to press).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɹʌd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌd

Noun[edit]

crud (countable and uncountable, plural cruds)

  1. Dirt, filth or refuse.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) Something of poor quality.
  3. Mixed impurities, especially wear and corrosion products in nuclear reactor coolant.
  4. A heavy wet snow on which it is difficult to ski.
  5. (euphemistic) Feces; excrement.
  6. A contemptible person.
  7. (slang, US, military and students) venereal disease, or (later) any disease.
  8. A fast-paced game, loosely based on billiards or pool, with many players participating at the same time.

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Interjection[edit]

crud

  1. Non-vulgar interjection expressing annoyance, anxiety, etc.; sugar, damn.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin crūdus.

Adjective[edit]

crud m (feminine crudã, masculine plural crudz, feminine plural crudi / crude)

  1. raw, uncooked
  2. crude, brutal, cruel

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

crud

  1. Alternative form of crudde

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French creu, with the d added back to reflect the Latin crūdus.

Adjective[edit]

crud m (feminine singular crude, masculine plural cruds, feminine plural crudes)

  1. raw; uncooked
    poysson crud
    raw fish

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  • French: cru

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin crūdus.

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Adjective[edit]

crud m or n (feminine singular crudă, masculine plural cruzi, feminine and neuter plural crude)

  1. raw, uncooked
  2. (of fruits) unripe
  3. brutal, cruel, barbarous

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