Creosote bush

Cre"o*sote bush

. A shrub (Covillea mexicana) found in desert regions from Colorado to California and southward through Mexico. It has yellow flowers and very resinous foliage with a strong odor of creosote.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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Cre"pance

(kr?"pans),

Cre"pane

(kr?"p?n), } n. [Cf. L. crepare to crack.] (Far.) An injury in a horse's leg, caused by the shoe of one hind foot striking and cutting the other leg. It sometimes forms an ulcer.
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Crpe

(krp), [F.] n. 1. Same as Crape.
[Also spelled crepe.]

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2. (krp; Eng. krp), Any of various crapelike fabrics, whether crinkled or not.

3. A small thin pancake. [wns16=2]
[PJC]

4. Paper with a finely crinkle texture, usually sold in rolls of 2-3 inches width; crepe paper; -- it is usually colored brightly and used for decoration. [wns16=1]
[PJC]

Crpe de Chine (), n. [F. de Chine of China], Canton crape or an inferior gauzy fabric resembling it.

[Also spelled crepe de Chine.]
-- Crpe lisse (ls) [F. lisse smooth], smooth, or unwrinkled, crape{2}.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

crepe` pa"per

(krp` p"pr) Paper with a finely crinkle texture, usually sold in rolls of 2-3 inches width; crepe paper; -- it is usually colored brightly and used for decoration. Same as crepe{4}.
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