Greek cross


: a cross having an upright and a transverse shaft equal in length and intersecting at their middles see cross illustration

Word History

First Known Use

1725, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Greek cross was in 1725

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“Greek cross.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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