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craunch

[ krawnch, krahnch ]
/ krɔntʃ, krɑntʃ /
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verb (used with or without object), noun

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Origin of craunch

First recorded in 1625–35; variant of cranch

OTHER WORDS FROM craunch

craunch·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for craunch

craunch
/ (krɔːntʃ) /

verb

a dialect word for crunch

Derived forms of craunch

craunchable, adjectivecraunchy, adjectivecraunchiness, noun
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