Borrowed from Italian crudo (literally “raw”).
- A dish made of raw fish or seafood.
2004 November 7, Christine Muhlke, “The Remix; Expiration Date”, in The New York Times, ISSN 0362-4331:
Food, like fashion, has a brutally short trend cycle, as the trickle-down from San Sebastián to Smith Street takes barely a season. So, this year's crudo could be next year's tuna carpaccio.
2016 February 4, Ligaya Mishan, “Poke Reaches the Shores of Manhattan”, in The New York Times, ISSN 0362-4331:
Then, a few years back, poke started appearing on stray restaurant menus, sometimes identified as Hawaiian crudo or ceviche.
From Latin crūdus (compare French cru, Spanish crudo). Doublet of cru.
- IPA(key): /ˈkru.do/
- Rhymes: -udo
- Hyphenation: crù‧do
crudo (feminine cruda, masculine plural crudi, feminine plural crude)
- (of food) raw, uncooked
- Antonym: cotto
- (of water) hard
- (of climate) severe, harsh
- (of language) blunt, forthright
- crudo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
- dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of crūdus
From Old Spanish crudo, cruo, from Latin crūdus (compare French cru, Italian crudo).
- IPA(key): /ˈkɾudo/ [ˈkɾu.ð̞o]
- Rhymes: -udo
- Hyphenation: cru‧do
crudo (feminine cruda, masculine plural crudos, feminine plural crudas)
- raw (uncooked)
- undercooked, rare, underdone
- crude (being in a natural state)
- harsh, brutal, blunt
- Synonyms: brutal, cruel
crudo m (plural crudos)
- crude oil
- dish made of raw meat or fish
- Synonym: (Latin America) cebiche