cramponnée

adjective
cram·​pon·​née
variants: or less commonly cramponée \ ¦krampə¦nā , -​nē \

Definition of cramponnée

of a cross
: having a short squared projection from the end of each arm at a right angle, all the projections being turned in the same rotary direction

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History and Etymology for cramponnée

French cramponné, past participle of cramponner to fasten with cramps, from crampon

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“Cramponnée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cramponn%C3%A9e. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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