cruciform

adjective cru·ci·form \ ˈkrü-sə-ˌfȯrm \

Definition of cruciform

:forming or arranged in a cross

cruciform

noun

Origin and Etymology of cruciform

Latin cruc-, crux + English -form


CRUCIFORM Defined for English Language Learners

cruciform

adjective

Definition of cruciform for English Language Learners

  • : in the shape of a cross


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