1The crop of a bird or insect.
More example sentences
- Life, when it landed here, arrived only through powerful stamina or spectacular accident: a fern's spore drifting on the trade wind, a seed in the craw of a bird, the bird itself.
late Middle English: from or related to Middle Dutch crāghe or Middle Low German krage 'neck, throat'.
stick in one's craw
- see stick2.
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