[kri-ton, kree-ton] /krɪˈtɒn, ˈkri tɒn/
a heavy cotton material in colorfully printed designs, used especially for drapery and slipcovers.
1870, from French cretonne (1723), supposedly from Creton, village in Normandy where it originally was made.
[kree-oo-suh] /kriˈu sə/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the bride to be of Jason, slain by Medea. 2. a daughter of Priam and the wife of Aeneas who disappeared in the flight from Troy.
/krɛtɑ̃/ plural noun 1. (Canadian) a spread of shredded pork cooked with onions in pork fat
[krœz] /krœz/ noun 1. a department in central France. 2165 sq. mi. (5605 sq. km). Capital: Guéret. /French krøz/ noun 1. a department of central France, in Limousin region. Capital: Guéret. Pop: 122 713 (2003 est). Area: 5606 sq km (2186 sq miles)
- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
[kroits-felt yah-kawp] /ˈkrɔɪts fɛlt ˈyɑ kɔp/ noun, Pathology. 1. a rare, usually fatal brain disorder thought to be caused by an infectious prion and characterized by progressive dementia, blindness, and involuntary movements. /ˈkrɔɪtsfɛlt ˈjɑːkɒp/ noun 1. (pathol) a fatal slow-developing disease that affects the central nervous system, characterized by mental deterioration and loss of coordination […]