crux commissa

noun crux com·mis·sa \-kəˈmisə, -ˈkäˌm-\

Definition of crux commissa

plural

cruces commissae

\-ˌsē, -ˌsī\
  1. 1 :  a cross of crucifixion in which the upright shaft does not extend higher than the transverse beam — compare crux decussata, crux immissa

  2. 2 :  tau cross 1

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Origin and Etymology of crux commissa

New Latin, literally, connected cross


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