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Crescent vs. Croissant

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Main Difference

The main difference between Crescent and Croissant is that the Crescent is a oblique phases of illuminated astronomical body; shape of a circular disc with a segment of another circle removed from the edge and Croissant is a French pastry.

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  • Crescent (noun)

    The figure of the moon as it appears in its first or last quarter, with concave and convex edges terminating in points.

  • Crescent (noun)

    Something shaped like a crescent, especially:

  • Crescent (noun)

    A curved pastry.

  • Crescent (noun)

    A representation of the symbol used by Islamic caliphates en

  • Crescent (noun)

    A crescent spanner.

  • Crescent (noun)

    Any of three orders of knighthood conferred upon foreigners to whom Turkey might be indebted for valuable services.

  • Crescent (noun)

    The emblem of the waxing Moon with horns directed upward, when used in a coat of arms; often used as a mark of cadency to distinguish a second son and his descendants.

  • Crescent (noun)

    A crescentspot butterfly.

  • Crescent (adjective)

    marked by an increase; waxing, like the Moon.

  • Crescent (adjective)

    Shaped like a crescent.

  • Crescent (verb)

    To form into a crescent, or something resembling a crescent.

  • Crescent (verb)

    To adorn with crescents.

  • Croissant (noun)

    A flaky roll or pastry in a form of a crescent.

    "crescent|crescent roll|kipfel"

    "viennoiserie"

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  • Crescent (noun)

    the curved sickle shape of the waxing or waning moon

    "the moon was a slender crescent"

  • Crescent (noun)

    a representation of a crescent used as an emblem of Islam or of Turkey

    "on the flag was embroidered the Turkish crescent"

  • Crescent (noun)

    the political power of Islam or of the Ottoman Empire.

  • Crescent (noun)

    a thing which has the shape of a single curve that is broad in the centre and tapers to a point at each end

    "a three-mile crescent of golden sand"

  • Crescent (noun)

    a street or terrace of houses forming an arc

    "we lived at Westway Crescent"

  • Crescent (noun)

    a charge in the form of a crescent, typically with the points upward.

  • Crescent (noun)

    a moth or butterfly with crescent-shaped markings on the wings.

  • Crescent (adjective)

    having the shape of a crescent

    "a crescent moon"

  • Crescent (adjective)

    growing, increasing, or developing.

  • Croissant (noun)

    a French crescent-shaped roll made of sweet flaky yeast dough, eaten for breakfast.

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Webster Dictionary
  • Crescent (noun)

    any shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters

  • Crescent (adjective)

    resembling the new moon in shape

  • Croissant (noun)

    very rich flaky crescent-shaped roll

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