how to pronounce crone


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crone is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of crone in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… virgin mother and Crone if you find this …”

meanings of crone


  1. An ugly, evil-looking, or frightening old woman; a hag.
  2. An old ewe.
  3. One of the triune goddesses of the Lady in Wicca alongside the Mother and Maiden and representing an old woman.
  4. An archetypal figure, a Wise Woman.
  5. An old woman.
  6. An old man, especially one who talks and acts like an old woman.

crone frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word crone occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics crone can be related to

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1) people, society, and culture;

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