Definition of Maltese cross
1 a : a cross formée b : a cross that resembles the cross formée but has the outer face of each arm indented in a V — see cross illustration
2 : a Eurasian herb (Lychnis chalcedonica) of the pink family cultivated for its usually scarlet flowers
First Known Use of maltese cross
Rhymes with maltese cross
albatross, applesauce, at a loss, autocross, Celtic cross, chili sauce, come across, cyclo-cross, dental floss, double-cross, for a loss, get across, intercross, Irish moss, Latin cross, motocross, Navy Cross, Northern Cross, papal cross, put across, reindeer moss, run across, semigloss, single cross, Southern Cross, Spanish moss, underboss
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