the Red Crescent

Definition of the Red Crescent

:an organization in Islamic countries that helps people who are suffering because of a war or natural disaster

Word by Word Definitions

red play
  1. : of the color red

  2. : having red as a distinguishing color

  3. : flushed especially with anger or embarrassment

  1. : a color whose hue resembles that of blood or of the ruby or is that of the long-wave extreme of the visible spectrum

  2. : red clothing

  3. : one that is of a red or reddish color: such as

crescent play
  1. : the moon at any stage between new moon and first quarter and between last quarter and the succeeding new moon when less than half of the illuminated hemisphere is visible

  2. : the figure of the moon at such a stage defined by a convex (see convex 1a) and a concave (see 1concave 2) edge

  3. : something shaped like a crescent

  1. : marked by an increase : increasing

  1. used for an adjustable open-end wrench


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