[kres-erd] /ˈkrɛs ərd/
the water in soil that is available to plants for absorption.
the amount of water present in the soil that is available to plants
[krem-zuh l; Yiddish khrem-zuh l] /ˈkrɛm zəl; Yiddish ˈxrɛm zəl/ noun, plural chremzlach [kremz-luh k, -lahk; Yiddish khremz-luh kh, -lahkh] /ˈkrɛmz lək, -lɑk; Yiddish ˈxrɛmz ləx, -lɑx/ (Show IPA). Jewish Cookery. 1. a flat cake made from matzo meal, topped or stuffed with a filling, as of ground meat or fruit and nuts.
- Chrestien de Troyes
[krey-tyan duh trwah] /kreɪˈtyɛ̃ də ˈtrwɑ/ noun 1. c1140–c90, French poet.
[kres-tom-uh-thee] /krɛsˈtɒm ə θi/ noun, plural chrestomathies. 1. a collection of selected literary passages, often by one author and especially from a foreign language. /krɛsˈtɒməθɪ/ noun (pl) -thies 1. (rare) a collection of literary passages, used in the study of language n. “collection of literary passages,” 1774, from French chrestomathie, from Latinized form of Greek […]
[krey-tyen; French krey-tyan] /kreɪˈtyɛn; French kreɪˈtyɛ̃/ noun 1. Jean, born 1934, Canadian politician: prime minister 1993–2003. /French kretjɛ̃/ noun 1. (Joseph Jacques) Jean. born 1934, Canadian Liberal politician; prime minister of Canada (1993–2003)