Crucifix



[kroo-suh-fiks] /ˈkru sə fɪks/

noun
1.
a cross with the figure of Jesus upon it.
2.
any cross.
3.
Gymnastics. a stunt performed on the parallel rings in which the athlete holds himself or herself rigid with arms extended horizontally from the shoulders.
/ˈkruːsɪfɪks/
noun
1.
a cross or image of a cross with a figure of Christ upon it
n.

early 13c., from Old French crucefix (12c., Modern French crucifix), from Latin cruci fixus “(one) fixed to the cross” (see crucify).

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