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crude

[ krood ]
/ krud /
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adjective, crud·er, crud·est.

noun

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Origin of crude

1350–1400; Middle English <Latin crūdus uncooked, raw, bleeding, rough, akin to cruor blood from a wound; see raw

synonym study for crude

1. See raw.

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British Dictionary definitions for crude

crude
/ (kruːd) /

adjective

noun

short for crude oil

Derived forms of crude

crudely, adverbcrudity or crudeness, noun

Word Origin for crude

C14: from Latin crūdus bloody, raw; related to Latin cruor blood
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