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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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at circle
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