craw

noun
\ ˈkrȯ How to pronounce craw (audio) \

Definition of craw

1 : the crop of a bird or insect
2 : the stomach especially of a lower animal

First Known Use of craw

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for craw

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

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“Craw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/craw. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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craw

noun
How to pronounce craw (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of craw

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

craw

noun
\ ˈkrȯ How to pronounce craw (audio) \

Kids Definition of craw

2 : the stomach of an animal

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