craw

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noun \ˈkrȯ\

Definition of craw

  1. 1 :  the crop of a bird or insect

  2. 2 :  the stomach especially of a lower animal

Origin and Etymology of craw

Middle English crawe, from Old English *cræga; perhaps akin to Latin vorare to devour — more at voracious


First Known Use: 14th century


CRAW Defined for English Language Learners

craw

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noun \ˈkrȯ\

Definition of craw for English Language Learners

  • : an area in a bird's throat in which food can be kept


CRAW Defined for Kids

craw

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noun \ˈkrȯ\

Definition of craw for Students

  1. 1 :  1crop 3

  2. 2 :  the stomach of an animal

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