crag


1crag

noun \ˈkrag\

Definition of CRAG

1
:  a steep rugged rock or cliff
2
archaic :  a sharp detached fragment of rock
crag·ged \ˈkra-gəd\ adjective

Origin of CRAG

Middle English, of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh craig rock
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, sedimentary, silt, swale

Rhymes with CRAG

2crag

noun

Definition of CRAG

chiefly Scottish
:  neck, throat

Origin of CRAG

Middle English, from Middle Dutch crāghe; akin to Old English cræga throat — more at craw
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

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