A plural of cranium.
- plural form of cranium
Variant of cranium
nounpl. craniums or crania
- the skull
- the bones forming the enclosure of the brain; brainpan
- the skull, excluding the lower jaw
Origin of craniumMedieval Latin ; from Classical Greek kranion ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ker- from source horn, Classical Latin cerebrum, German hirn, brain