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crus the section of the leg or hind limb between the knee and foot; shank. [2 definitions]
crusade (often cap.) any of the several attempts of medieval European Christians to recover and then defend the Holy Lands in and around Palestine from the Muslims. [4 definitions]
crusado a silver or gold coin formerly minted in Portugal featuring the image of a cross.
cruse a small, usu. clay container for holding liquids such as oil or wine.
crush to press or squeeze so as to flatten or cause to lose shape. [11 definitions]
crushable combined form of crush.
crust the baked dough on the outside of baked goods such as bread, pies, or pizza. [7 definitions]
crustacean any of a large group of segmented invertebrates, such as shrimp and crabs, that usu. live in water and have hard shells.
crustaceous of, pertaining to, resembling, or having a hard crust or shell. [2 definitions]
crustal of, relating to, or involving a crust, esp. of a planetary body.
crustless combined form of crust.
crusty having or resembling a crust. [2 definitions]
crutch a device used to help disabled people walk, usu. one of two supports that are held by the hands and that rest in the armpits. [3 definitions]
crux an essential, basic, crucial, or pivotal point.
crux ansata a T-shaped cross topped by a loop; ankh.
cruzado the chief monetary unit of Brazil, equaling one hundred centavos. [2 definitions]
cry to weep or shed tears as the result of pain or emotion. [11 definitions]
crybaby someone given to excessive crying or complaining, esp. with slight cause.
cry havoc to warn of impending disaster.
crying that cries; weeping. [2 definitions]
cryo- freezing; cold.