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crocodilian any reptile such as or resembling the alligator, caiman, and crocodile.
crocus any of several small plants, related to the iris, that grow from a bulb and bloom in early spring with a single colorful flower.
croissant a roll, in the shape of a crescent, made of leavened dough or puff pastry.
Croix de Guerre a French military decoration for bravery in wartime action.
Cro-Magnon a Caucasoid type of human that lived in Europe from about 60,000 B.C. to about 10,000 B.C.
cromlech a prehistoric monument consisting of upright monoliths arranged in a circle around a mound. [2 definitions]
crone a withered old woman; hag.
Cronus in Greek mythology, a Titan who becomes ruler of the world by overthrowing his father Uranus, but is then overthrown by his son, Zeus; Saturn.
crony a close friend or companion; buddy.
cronyism partiality or favoritism to one's close friends, esp. in giving political appointments or business contracts.
crook something bent, curved, or hooked. [5 definitions]
crooked bent, curved, or twisting. [2 definitions]
crookneck any of several varieties of squash that have one tapered, curved end.
croon to softly sing a lullaby or the like. [5 definitions]
crop agricultural plants or produce. [12 definitions]
crop circle an area in a field of crops where plants have been systematically flattened into a circle or other geometric pattern, esp. when such flattening occurs mysteriously.
crop-dusting the spraying of crops with pesticides from a low-flying airplane.
cropland land used, or that can be used, for growing crops.
cropper a person or thing that crops. [4 definitions]
crop rotation a method of breaking disease cycles and renewing the fertility of the soil by planting a succession of different crops on the same piece of land.
crop up to appear or occur unexpectedly.