crosier

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cro·sier

noun \ˈkrō-zhər\

Definition of CROSIER

1
:  a staff resembling a shepherd's crook carried by bishops and abbots as a symbol of office
2
:  a plant structure with a coiled end

Variants of CROSIER

cro·sier or cro·zier \ˈkrō-zhər\

Origin of CROSIER

Middle English crocer crosier bearer, from Anglo-French crosser, from croce, crosse crosier, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English crycc crutch — more at crutch
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with CROSIER

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