Definition of crevice noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkrevɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrevɪs//
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a narrow crack in a rock or wall Most of the year the insects are hidden in rock crevices. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French crevace, from crever ‘to burst’, from Latin crepare ‘to rattle, crack’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: crevice