krewe

noun
\ ˈkrü How to pronounce krewe (audio) \

Definition of krewe

: a private organization staging festivities (such as parades) during Mardi Gras in New Orleans

First Known Use of krewe

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for krewe

alteration of crew

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