\ ˈkrü, -rᵫ̅ \
plural crus\ -​üz , -​ᵫ̅(z) \

Definition of cru

: 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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History and Etymology for 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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“Cru.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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