recercelée

adjective

re·​cer·​ce·​lée
rə̇¦sərsə¦lā
of a cross
: having the ends of the arms divided and curled back on each side like rams' horns compare moline

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recercel%C3%A9e. Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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