crux gammata

noun crux gam·ma·ta \-gəˈmātə, -ätə\

Definition of crux gammata

plural

cruces gammatae

\-āˌtē, -äˌtī\

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Origin and Etymology of crux gammata

New Latin, literally, gamma cross


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