crude

[ krood ]
/ krud /

adjective, crud·er, crud·est.

noun

Origin of crude

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

Synonym study

1. See raw.
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crude

/ (kruːd) /

adjective

noun

short for crude oil
Derived Formscrudely, adverbcrudity or crudeness, noun

Word Origin for crude

C14: from Latin crūdus bloody, raw; related to Latin cruor blood
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Word Origin and History for crudely

crude


adj.

late 14c., "in a raw state," from Latin crudus "rough; not cooked, raw, bloody," from PIE *krue-do-, from PIE *kreue- (1) "raw flesh" (see raw). Meaning "lacking grace" is first attested 1640s. Related: Crudely; crudeness. Crude oil is from 1865.

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