[French krwah-sahn; English kruh-sahnt] /French krwɑˈsɑ̃; English krəˈsɑnt/
noun, plural croissants
[French krwah-sahn; English kruh-sahnts] /French krwɑˈsɑ̃; English krəˈsɑnts/ (Show IPA)
a rich, buttery, crescent-shaped roll of leavened dough or puff paste.
/ˈkrwʌsɒŋ; French krwasɑ̃/
a flaky crescent-shaped bread roll made of a yeast dough similar to puff pastry
1899, see crescent.
[kroh-ker] /ˈkroʊ kər/ noun, Southern U.S. (chiefly Gulf States) . 1. a crocus sack.
/ˈkrɒkəˌnəʊl/ noun 1. a board game popular in Canada in which players flick wooden discs
[kroh-mag-nuh n, -non, -man-yuh n] /kroʊˈmæg nən, -nɒn, -ˈmæn yən/ noun 1. an Upper Paleolithic population of humans, regarded as the prototype of modern Homo sapiens in Europe. Skeletal remains found in an Aurignacian cave in southern France indicate that the Cro-Magnon had long heads, broad faces, and sunken eyes, and reached a height of […]
- Cro-magnon man
/ˈkrəʊˈmænjɒn; -ˈmæɡnɒn/ noun 1. an early type of modern man, Homo sapiens, who lived in Europe during late Palaeolithic times, having tall stature, long head, and a relatively large cranial capacity