cru

noun \ ˈkrü , -rᵫ̅ \

Definition of cru

plural crus \-üz, -ᵫ̅(z)\
:a French vineyard producing wine grapes; especially :one formally graded as to the quality of its annual production
  • a claret from one of the better crus

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Origin and Etymology of cru

French, quantity in which something is produced, production, producing field, graded field, from crû (past participle of croître to grow) from Old French crëu


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