Crevice Definition

krĕvĭs
crevices
noun
crevices
A narrow opening caused by a crack or split; fissure; cleft; chink.
Webster's New World
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verb

To crack; to flaw.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Crevice

Noun

Singular:
crevice
Plural:
crevices

Origin of Crevice

  • Middle English from Old French crevace probably from Vulgar Latin crepācia from crepa from Latin crepāre to crack

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English crevice, from Old French crevace, from crever (“to break, burst”), from Latin crepare (“to break, burst, crack”).

    From Wiktionary

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