Latin cross

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Latin cross

n.
A cross with a shorter horizontal bar intersecting a longer vertical bar above the midpoint.

Latin cross

n
(Heraldry) a cross the lowest arm of which is longer than the other three

Lat′in cross′


n.
an upright or vertical bar crossed near the top by a shorter horizontal bar.
[1790–1800]
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Noun1.Latin cross - a cross with the lowest arm being longer than the othersLatin cross - a cross with the lowest arm being longer than the others
Cross - a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
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