[krom-lek] /ˈkrɒm lɛk/
(no longer in technical use) a megalithic chamber tomb.
a circle of prehistoric standing stones
(no longer in technical usage) a megalithic chamber tomb or dolmen
c.1600, from Welsh, from crom, fem. of crwm “crooked, bent, concave” + llech “(flat) stone.” Applied in Wales and Cornwall to what in Brittany is a dolmen; a cromlech there is a circle of standing stones.
[kroh-muh-lin] /ˈkroʊ mə lɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a substance, C 23 H 14 Na 2 O 11 , used as a preventive inhalant for bronchial asthma and hay fever.
[kroh-mawrn, kruh-] /kroʊˈmɔrn, krə-/ noun 1. .
[kromp-tuh n] /ˈkrɒmp tən/ noun 1. Samuel, 1753–1827, English inventor of the spinning mule. /ˈkrɒmptən/ noun 1. Richmal, full name Richmal Crompton Lamburn. 1890–1969, British children’s author, best known for her Just William stories 2. Samuel. 1753–1827, British inventor of the spinning mule (1779)
adjective fine, acceptable Usage Note slang adjective Appearing legitimate but actually being spurious: These citations are indeed cromulent [a word used by the schoolteacher, Miss Hoover, in an episode of The Simpsons, in which she defended one made-up word by making up another]