noun, plural crus [krooz; French kry] /kruz; French krü/.
Origin of cru
Examples from the Web for cru
As its former name implies, Cru is best known for its campus outreach: Bible study groups and the like.
CCC—sorry, Cru—is at once better known and lesser known than these groups.
On a cru reconnatre que les proportions de cette statue se rapprochaient beaucoup des proportions prscrites par Polyclte.Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
Mine was pale pink crpe de chine trimmed with cru lace and rose satin.Daddy Long-Legs|Jean Webster
Spite, however, of their long pedigree and advantageous southern aspect, the Moussy vineyards rank to-day merely as a second cru.A History of Champagne|Henry Vizetelly
Its cru, called Charlemagne, has considerably more than a local reputation.Castles and Chateaux of Old Burgundy|Francis Miltoun
Perhaps he had blundered on a well-founded theory, but he certainly lacked discrimination as to the cru.Cynthia's Chauffeur|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for cru
Word Origin for cru
Word Origin and History for cru
from French cru "vineyard," literally "growth" (16c.), from Old French crois (12c.; Modern French croît), from croiss-, stem of croistre "growth, augment, increase," ultimately from Latin crescere "come forth, spring up, grow, thrive" (see crescent).