re·​cer·​ce·​lée | \ rə̇¦sərsə¦lā \

Definition of recercelée

of a cross
: having the ends of the arms divided and curled back on each side like rams' horns — compare moline

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History and Etymology for recercelée

obsolete French, from Old French, feminine of past participle of recerceler to curl back, from Old French re- + cerceler to circle, curl, from cercle, cercel circle

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“Recercelée.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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