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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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Only the top one to two percent of the world's coffee supply meets the rigorous quality standards to become Nespresso Grands Crus.
This listing aroused after the success of the 260g Valrhona Grands Crus Discovery Chocolate Gift Box.
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.
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.
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.
Grands Crus now faces a battle to restore his reputation following poor efforts in both the RSA Chase and Paddy Power Gold Cup.
A list of 444 Crus Bourgeois was published in 1932, but it remained outside the law and was open to abuse.
Victories at Cheltenham and Newbury suggested Grands Crus was a natural at the fencing game, but this contest promised a more serious test of his credentials, with Grade One-winning hurdler Bobs Worth and the talented Silviniaco Conti in opposition.
The same dichotomy holds for quasi- pseudoplurals: In CRU~CRUS and TAXI~TAXIS from Figure 2 we are clearly not dealing with pseudo- plurality because the -s in CRUS and TAXIS is pronounced as [s], but only CRUS is a true 'quasi-pseudo-plural' because the spoken vowel in CRU and CRUS is the same.
And his place in the record books should remain secure as Grands Crus can upstage the reigning champion.
The first 3 tubercles are first branchial arch derivatives and form the (1) tragus, (2) helical crus, and (3) helix.