[kruhs-tohs] /ˈkrʌs toʊs/
adjective, Botany, Mycology.
forming a crusty, tenaciously fixed mass that covers the surface on which it grows, as certain lichens.
(biology) having a crustlike appearance: crustose lichens
[kruhs-tee] /ˈkrʌs ti/ adjective, crustier, crustiest. 1. having a crisp or thick : a loaf of crusty French bread. 2. of the nature of or resembling a . 3. harsh; surly; rude: a crusty remark. /ˈkrʌstɪ/ adjective crustier, crustiest 1. having or characterized by a crust, esp having a thick crust 2. having a rude […]
[kruht] /krʌt/ noun, Slang. 1. (def 1). modifier : It’s in your ballpark, since you love the crud detail noun Related Terms creeping crud [fr Middle English, ”coagulated milk or other substance, curd,” of unknown origin] Related Terms crud
[kruhch] /krʌtʃ/ noun 1. a staff or support to assist a lame or infirm person in walking, now usually with a crosspiece at one end to fit under the armpit. 2. any of various devices resembling this in shape or use. 3. anything that serves as a temporary and often inappropriate support, supplement, or substitute; […]
- Crutched friar
/krʌtʃt; ˈkrʌtʃɪd/ noun 1. a member of a mendicant order, suppressed in 1656