moline

adjective mo·line \ mə-ˈlēn , -ˈlīn \

Definition of moline

of a heraldic cross
: 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


Moline

geographical name Mo·line \ mō-ˈlēn \

Definition of Moline

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

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