any of numerous nonbiting insects constituting the family Tipulidae, inhabiting damp areas and resembling a large mosquito with extremely long legs.
any dipterous fly of the family Tipulidae, having long legs, slender wings, and a narrow body Also called (Brit) daddy-longlegs
[kras] /kræs/ adjective, crasser, crassest. 1. without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity; gross; obtuse; stupid: crass commercialism; a crass misrepresentation of the facts. 2. Archaic. thick; coarse. /kræs/ adjective 1. stupid; gross adj. 1540s, from Middle French crasse (16c.), from Latin crassus “solid, thick, fat; dense.” The literal sense always has been rare in English; meaning […]
- Crassulacean acid metabolism
/ˌkræsjʊˈleɪʃən/ noun 1. the full name for CAM (sense 3)
[kras-yoo-ley-shuh s] /ˌkræs yʊˈleɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. belonging to the Crassulaceae, the stonecrop family of plants. /ˌkræsjʊˈleɪʃəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Crassulaceae, a family of herbaceous or shrubby flowering plants with fleshy succulent leaves, including the houseleeks and stonecrops
[kras-uh s] /ˈkræs əs/ noun 1. Marcus Licinius [li-sin-ee-uh s] /lɪˈsɪn i əs/ (Show IPA), c115–53 b.c, Roman general: member of the first triumvirate. /ˈkræsəs/ noun 1. Marcus Licinius (ˈmɑːkəs lɪˈsɪnɪəs). ?115–53 bc, Roman general; member of the first triumvirate with Caesar and Pompey