moline

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adjective mo·line \mə-ˈlēn, -ˈlīn\

Definition of moline

of a heraldic cross

  1. :  having the end of each arm forked and recurved — see cross illustration

Origin and Etymology of moline

Anglo-French *moliné, from molin mill, from Late Latin molinum — more at mill


First Known Use: 1562


Moline

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geographical name Mo·line \mō-ˈlēn\

Definition of Moline

  1. city on the Mississippi River in northwestern Illinois population 43,483


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