noun, Chiefly British.
a size of book, about 7½ × 10 inches (19 × 25 cm), untrimmed.
Abbreviation: crown 4to.
noun, Cookery. 1. a cut of meat, especially lamb, veal, or pork, that is made by tying two rib roasts together in a circle. noun 1. a roast consisting of ribs of lamb or pork arranged in a crown shape
- Crown-rump length
crown-rump length n. The length of an embryo or fetus measured from the skull vertex to the midpoint between the apices of the buttocks.
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of oats and other grasses, characterized by the formation, on the leaves, of orange or black spores, caused by a rust fungus, Puccinia coronata.
noun 1. a plant, Coronilla varia, of the legume family, native to the Old World, having clusters of pink flowers and used to prevent erosion on banked roadsides. noun 1. a trailing leguminous European plant, Coronilla varia, with clusters of white or pink flowers: cultivated in North America as a border plant Also called (US) […]