Definition of cruor in English:

cruor

noun

rare
  • [mass noun] Coagulated blood; gore.

    • ‘The cruor communicates a red tinge to the water, which should be changed every day.’
    • ‘By the removal of the cruor the lymph becomes gradually paler.’
    • ‘In a mass of healthy blood, one half or upwards is red cruor.’
    • ‘He found, when the cruor is deprived of its iron, that it becomes colourless.’
    • ‘The cruor, or red portion of the blood, has been found, on submitting it to a microscope, to be composed of globules.’
    blood, bloodiness
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Origin

Mid 17th century: Latin.

Pronunciation:

cruor

/ˈkruːɔː/