- An example of a crag is an animal's throat.
- An example of a crag is a sharp, large rock poking out from a mountain.
The definition of crag is the neck or throat area, or a rugged rock that sticks out from a mass of rocks.
a steep, rugged rock that rises above others or projects from a rock mass
Origin of cragMiddle English from Celt, as in Welsh craig, Irish carraig, Gaelic creag from Indo-European base an unverified form kar-, hard
Chiefly Scot. the neck, throat, or craw
Origin of cragMiddle English cragge from Middle Dutch crage: for Indo-European base see craw
A steep rugged mass of rock projecting upward or outward.
Origin of cragMiddle English from Welsh craig or Scottish Gaelic creagh
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