noun \ˈkrü, -ru̅e̅\

Definition of cru



\-üz, -u̅e̅(z)\play
  1. :  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 — more at crew

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