Also called Cross. Astronomy. a southern constellation between Centaurus and Musca.
Compare Northern Cross.
U.S. History. the battle flag of the Confederate States of America.
a small conspicuous constellation in the S hemisphere lying in the Milky Way near Centaurus. The four brightest stars form a cross, the longer arm of which points to the south celestial pole Formal names Crux, Crux Australis
(Austral) the flag flown at the Eureka Stockade
A constellation in the polar region of the Southern Hemisphere near Centaurus.
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noun 1. the larva of a grass moth, Diatraea crambidoides, occurring in the southeastern U.S. from Maryland to Georgia, that is sometimes a serious pest, especially of corn.
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