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Is crus a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word crus is a Scrabble US word. The word crus is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is crus a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word crus is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Valid words made from Crus

You can make 10 words from 'crus' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'crus'

CRUS 6CURS 6
RUCS 6SCUR 6

3 letters words from 'crus'

CRU 5CUR 5
RUC 5SUR 3

2 letters words from 'crus'

UR 2US 2

All 4 letters words made out of crus

crus rcus curs ucrs rucs urcs crsu rcsu csru scru rscu srcu cusr ucsr csur scur uscr sucr rusc ursc rsuc sruc usrc surc

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word crus. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in crus.

Definitions and meaning of crus

crus

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin crūs.

Noun

crus (plural crura)

  1. The shin (tibia and fibula)
  2. A leglike part; shank

Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

crus

  1. plural of cru

Anagrams

  • RUCs, curs, rucs, scur, sucr-

Catalan

Adjective

crus

  1. masculine plural of cru

French

Pronunciation

Adjective

crus (m-p)

  1. masculine plural of cru

Verb

crus m pl

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of croire

Latin

Etymology

Unclear. Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *ḱruH- based on Old Armenian սրունք (srunkʿ, leg, shank). However, other etymologies have been proposed for the Armenian word, such as a loan from Iranian *sraun- (cf. Avestan 𐬯𐬭𐬀𐬊𐬥𐬌(sraoni)) among others. Albanian kërci may also be a cognate.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /kruːs/, [kruːs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /krus/, [krus]

Noun

crūs n (genitive crūris); third declension

  1. leg

Declension

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Derived terms

  • crūrālis (Late Latin)
  • gallīcrūs

References

Further reading

  • crus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • crus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • crus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • crus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • crus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Norman

Verb

crus

  1. first-person singular preterite of craithe

Portuguese

Adjective

crus

  1. masculine plural of cru

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Latin) a part of a leg, the shank.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)