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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Crypt \Crypt\ (kr[i^]pt), n. [L. crypta vault, crypt, Gr.
kry`pth, fr. kry`ptein to hide. See Grot, Grotto.]
1. A vault wholly or partly under ground; especially, a vault
under a church, whether used for burial purposes or for a
subterranean chapel or oratory.
Priesthood works out its task age after age, . . .
treasuring in convents and crypts the few fossils of
antique learning. --Motley.
My knees are bowed in crypt and shrine. --Tennyson.
2. (Anat.) A simple gland, glandular cavity, or tube; a
follicle; as, the crypts of Lieberk["u]hn, the simple
tubular glands of the small intestines.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a cellar or vault or underground burial chamber (especially
beneath a church)
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
114 Moby Thesaurus words for "crypt":
Easter sepulcher, alveolation, alveolus, ambry, antrum, apse,
armpit, baptistery, barrow, basement, basin, beehive tomb,
blindstory, bone house, booth, bowl, box, box grave, burial,
burial chamber, burial mound, catacomb, catacombs, cave, cavern,
cavity, cell, cellar, cellule, cenotaph, chamber, chancel,
charnel house, choir, cist, cist grave, cloisters, compartment,
concave, concavity, confessional, confessionary, crater, crib,
cromlech, cup, deep six, depression, diaconicon, diaconicum, dip,
dokhma, dolmen, enclosed space, fold, follicle, funnel chest,
grave, grotto, hold, hole, hollow, hollow shell, house of death,
lacuna, last home, long home, low green tent, low house, manger,
mastaba, mausoleum, monstrance, mummy chamber, narrow house, nave,
ossuarium, ossuary, passage grave, pew, pit, pocket, porch,
presbytery, punch bowl, pyramid, reliquary, resting place,
rood loft, rood stair, rood tower, room, sacrarium, sacristy,
scoop, sepulcher, shaft grave, shell, shrine, sink, sinus, socket,
stall, stupa, tomb, tope, tower of silence, transept, triforium,
trough, tumulus, vault, vestry, vug
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :
Unix command to perform encryption and decryption.
Contactemail@example.com Specification=RFC 2229