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Meaning of CRAW

Pronunciation:  kro

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food

CRAW is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: crop
 See Also: breadbasket, stomach, tum, tummy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Craw\ (kr[add]), n. [Akin to D. kraag neck, collar, G.
kragen, Sw. kr[aum]fva craw, Dan. kro, and possibly to Gr.
???? (E. bronchus), or bro`chqos throat. [root]25. Cf. {Crag}
neck.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The crop of a bird.
(b) The stomach of an animal.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abdomen, abomasum, bay window, beerbelly, belly, breadbasket, crop, diaphragm, embonpoint, first stomach, gizzard, gullet, gut, honeycomb stomach, kishkes, manyplies, maw, midriff, omasum, paunch, pot, potbelly, potgut, psalterium, pusgut, rennet bag, reticulum, rumen, second stomach, spare tire, stomach, swagbelly, third stomach, tummy, tum-tum, underbelly, ventripotence