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cruor Line breaks: cruor
Pronunciation: /ˈkruːɔː/

Definition of cruor in English:


[mass noun] rare
Coagulated blood; gore.
Example sentences
  • He found, when the cruor is deprived of its iron, that it becomes colourless.
  • In a mass of healthy blood, one half or upwards is red cruor.
  • By the removal of the cruor the lymph becomes gradually paler.


Mid 17th cent: Latin.

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