a forage grass, Agropyron cristatum, native to Eurasia and grown in the Great Plains as pasturage, hay, and for erosion control.
[krest-faw-luh n] /ˈkrɛstˌfɔ lən/ adjective 1. dejected; dispirited; discouraged. 2. having a drooping or head. /ˈkrɛstˌfɔːlən/ adjective 1. dejected, depressed, or disheartened adj. 1580s, past participle adjective, but the verb crestfall is recorded only from 1610s, in reference to diseased horses, and is rare. It’s possible that the image behind this use of the word […]
[kres-ting] /ˈkrɛs tɪŋ/ noun 1. Architecture. a decorative coping, balustrade, etc., usually designed to give an interesting skyline. 2. Furniture. ornamentation either carved or sawed in the top rail of a piece or else added to it. 3. a system of ornamental ridges or flutes on a piece of plate armor. [krest] /krɛst/ noun 1. […]
[kres-tohn] /ˈkrɛs toʊn/ noun 1. a peak in S central Colorado, in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. 14,197 feet (4330 meters).
noun 1. a peak in S central Colorado, in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. 14,294 feet (4360 meters).