Meaning of cruor in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkruːɔː/


mass noun rare
  • Coagulated blood; gore.

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


Mid 17th century Latin.