Definition of CROSS

a test of faith, patience, or strength <dyslexia is just my cross to bear, and I accepted it long ago>
Synonyms cross, crucible, fire, gauntlet (also gantlet), ordeal
an offspring of parents with different genes especially when of different races, breeds, species, or genera <the mare is an Arabian-Thoroughbred cross>
Related Words mule; outcross; half-bred; mulatto

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