[ kroo-awr ]
/ ˈkru ɔr /
coagulated blood, or the portion of the blood that forms the clot.
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Origin of cruor
1650–60; <Latin: blood (that flows from a wound), gore; akin to crude
Words nearby cruor
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Example sentences from the Web for cruor
The red colouring matter called hematine, may be obtained from the cruor by washing with cold water and filtering.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Sanguis is the condition of physical life; cruor, the symbol of death by slaughter.Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes|Ludwig Dderlein
British Dictionary definitions for cruor
/ (ˈkrʊɔː) /
noun plural cruores (ˈkrʊɔːriːz)
med a blood clot
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