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/ ˈkraɪ əs /
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noun Classical Mythology.
a Titan, the son of Uranus and Gaia.
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Origin of Crius
First recorded in 1730–40; from Latin Crius, from Greek kriós, of uncertain origin but later interpreted to be the same as kriós “ram, battering ram, constellation Aries”
Words nearby Crius
criticize, critique, Critique of Pure Reason, Crittenden Compromise, critter, Crius, CRM, CRO, Croagh Patrick, croak, croaker
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How to use Crius in a sentence
Cterum9 cnstat59 utrumque d alter cnfessum esse nec melius nstru aciem nec crius potuisse pgnr.Selections from Viri Romae|Charles Franois L'Homond