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

Word History


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 22 Jun. 2024.

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