crux stellata

noun crux stel·la·ta \-steˈlātə, -ätə\

Definition of crux stellata

plural

cruces stellatae

\-āˌtē, -äˌtī\
  1. :  a cross with arms that end in stars

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Origin and Etymology of crux stellata

New Latin, literally, starred cross


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