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crus

 (kro͞os, krŭs)
n. pl. cru·ra (kro͝or′ə)
1. The section of the leg or hind limb between the knee and foot; shank.
2.
a. A leglike part.
b. A body part consisting of elongated masses or diverging bands that resemble legs or roots.

[Latin crūs, crūr-, leg.]

crus

(krʌs)
n, pl crura (ˈkrʊərə)
1. (Anatomy) anatomy the leg, esp from the knee to the foot
2. (Anatomy) (usually plural) leglike parts or structures
[C17: from Latin: leg]

crus

(krʌs, krus)

n., pl. cru•ra (ˈkrʊər ə)
1. the part of a leg or hind limb between the knee and the ankle; shank.
2. any leglike part or process.
[1680–90; < Latin: leg, shank]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crus - the leg from the knee to foot
limb - one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
Translations

crus

n. L. crus.
1. pierna o parte semejante a una pierna;
2. parte de la pierna entre la rodilla y el tobillo.
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Located on the main street of beautiful Tallinn's Old Town, just 100 m from the Town Hall, the luxurious boutique CRU Hotel is set in a 15th-century merchant's house.
The experts say it's a grape that seems to reflect that French notion of terroir well, as the soil beneath the vines varies from one Cru to the next.
The grand cru grapes come from a single slope on the right bank that's divided into seven plots, the largest and finest is Les Clos, and other labels to look out for are Blanchot, Bougros, Grenouille, Preuses, Valmur and Vaudesir.
e grand cru grapes come from a single slope on the right bank that's divided into seven plots, the largest and nest is Les Clos, and other labels to look out for are Blanchot, Bougros, Grenouille, Preuses, Valmur and Vaudesir.
During regular dissection classes for medical students, we identified duplicated right crus of the diaphragm in an approximately 55-years-old male cadaver of South Indian origin.
Grands Crus was beaten into fourth as favourite in the RSA Chase last year and, while he managed to claim third in the King George on Boxing Day, that effort has been book-ended by two lacklustre efforts.
CHELTENHAM DATE: Grands Crus, ridden by Tom Scudamore, jumps the last on their way to victory in The GPG Novices' Chase at Newbury
Grands Crus scoped badly after the RSA Chase and stopped so quickly at Cheltenham last month that surgery was recommended to improve his breathing, a procedure that connections hope will deliver the performance they know the horse is capable of.
And the first four in the betting - David Pipe's Grands Crus, the Kieran Burke-trained Hunt Ball, Alan King's Walkon and Al Ferof from the stable of champion trainer Paul Nicholls - all fit the bill perfectly.
Grands Crus enjoyed a breeze up Pipe's gallops on Thursday morning and the trainer tweeted: "Gerry Supple worked Grands Crus this morning and he went well."
They are made in the same way as the more famous and swanky Grands Crus Classes, from the same mix of grape varieties, predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc, and from neighbouring plots of land, many of which have even changed hands with their prestigious neighbours over the years, but, crucially most Crus Bourgeois cost between about PS10 and PS15 on the UK market against prices for the top names that can run into hundreds or even thousands of pounds.
A combination of altitude and sandy granite soils permit the crus of Brouilly, Chiroubles, Fleurie and Regni to be more floral and delicate.