adjective an·crée \ˈaŋ‧ˌkrā\

Definition of ancrée

of a cross

  1. :  having the end of each arm divided into two recurving points like the flukes of an anchor —usually used postpositively —often distinguished from moline

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Origin and Etymology of ancrée

French ancré, from ancre anchor (from Latin ancora, anchora) + (from Latin -atus ate) — more at anchor

First Known Use: circa 1829

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