cruor

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin cruor (blood). See crude.

Noun[edit]

cruor (uncountable)

  1. The colouring matter of the blood.
  2. The clotted portion of coagulated blood, containing the colouring matter; gore.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂-. Cognates include Ancient Greek κρέας (kréas), Sanskrit क्रविस् (kravís), क्रूर (krūra), Proto-Slavic *kry, Old English hrǣw (English raw).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cruor m (genitive cruōris); third declension

  1. blood, gore
  2. (figuratively) murder, bloodshed

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cruor cruōrēs
genitive cruōris cruōrum
dative cruōrī cruōribus
accusative cruōrem cruōrēs
ablative cruōre cruōribus
vocative cruor cruōrēs

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • cruor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cruor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “cruor”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • cruor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)