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crotal

noun cro·tal \ˈkrōˌtäl, -ōtəl\

Definition of crotal

plural

crotals

  1. 1 :  crotala

  2. 2 :  jingle bell 2a

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Origin and Etymology of crotal

Latin crotalum rattle, castanet, from Greek krotalon, from krotein to clap; akin to Old English hrindan to thrust, Old Norse hrinda to push


First Known Use: 1790


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crotal

cro·tal

Definition of crotal

  1. variant spelling of crottle

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crotal

adjective crot·al \ˈkrätəl\

Definition of crotal

  1. 1 :  reddish brown a suit of crotal tweed

  2. 2 :  of or relating to crottle a crotal dye

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Origin and Etymology of crotal

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