noun, plural crus [krooz; French kry] /kruz; French krü/.
Origin of cru
Examples from the Web for cru
Contemporary Examples of 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.
Historical Examples of cru
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
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
Its cru, called Charlemagne, has considerably more than a local reputation.Castles and Chateaux of Old Burgundy
Perhaps he had blundered on a well-founded theory, but he certainly lacked discrimination as to the cru.Cynthia's Chauffeur
Word Origin 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).