moline

adjective
mo·​line | \ mə-ˈlēn How to pronounce moline (audio) , -ˈlīn How to pronounce moline (audio) \

Definition of moline

 (Entry 1 of 2)

of a heraldic cross
: having the end of each arm forked and recurved — see cross illustration

Moline

geographical name
Mo·​line | \ mō-ˈlēn How to pronounce Moline (audio) \

Definition of Moline (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of moline

Adjective

1562, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for moline

Adjective

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

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“Moline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moline. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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