crux commissa


crux com·​mis·​sa
plural cruces commissae
: a cross of crucifixion in which the upright shaft does not extend higher than the transverse beam compare crux decussata, crux immissa

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New Latin, literally, connected cross

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“Crux commissa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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