crudity

[kroo-di-tee]

Origin of crudity

1375–1425; late Middle English crudite < Latin crūditās. See crude, -ity
Related formsun·cru·di·ty, noun, plural un·cru·di·ties.
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Word Origin and History for crudities

crudity

n.

early 14c., from Middle French crudité (14c.) and directly from Latin cruditatem (nominative cruditas), from crudus (see crude).

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