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plural of crottel, from Middle French crote (of Germanic origin; akin to Middle High German dialect krotz spot, obsolete Dutch krotte spot on clothes) + English -el (variant of -le)
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“Crottels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crottels. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.
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