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cra·sis /ˈkreɪsɪs/
noun, pluralses /-siz/
Archaic.
composition; constitution; makeup.

[Origin: 1595-1605; < Gk krâsis mixture, blend, equiv. to krā– (base of kerannýnai to mix) + –sis -sis]

Source: Dictionary.com.

n. 1. (Med.) A mixture of constituents, as of the blood; constitution; temperament.
2. (Gram.) A contraction of two vowels (as the final and initial vowels of united words) into one long vowel, or into a diphthong; synæresis; as, cogo for coago.

Source: The Free Dictionary.

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