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cru·ci·fix

 (kro͞o′sə-fĭks′)
n.
1. An image or figure of Jesus on the cross.
2. A cross viewed as a symbol of Jesus's crucifixion.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin crucifīxus, from Latin, past participle of crucifīgere, crucify; see crucify.]
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crucifix

(ˈkruːsɪfɪks)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a cross or image of a cross with a figure of Christ upon it
[C13: from Church Latin crucifixus the crucified Christ, from crucifīgere to crucify]
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cru•ci•fix

(ˈkru sə fɪks)

n.
1. a cross with the figure of Jesus crucified upon it.
2. any cross.
[1175–1225; Middle English < Late Latin crucifīxus the crucified one (i.e., Christ), n. use of masculine of past participle of Latin crucifīgere to crucify; see fix]
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crucifix

A cross with the figure of the crucified Jesus, especially important to Roman Catholics.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crucifix - representation of the cross on which Jesus diedcrucifix - representation of the cross on which Jesus died
Cross - a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
2.crucifix - a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings when the gymnast supports himself with both arms extended horizontally
gymnastic exercise - (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)
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Translations
صَلِيبصورة المَـسيح مَـصلوبا
krucifix
krucifiks
krusifiksi
raspelo
feszület
kross meî Kristsmynd
十字架
십자가상
krucifix
krucifix
ไม้กางเขนที่พระเยซูถูกตรึง
çarmıhhaç üstünde İsa resmi / heykeli
hình Chúa Giê-su trên cây thánh giá

crucifix

[ˈkruːsɪfɪks] Ncrucifijo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

crucifix

[ˈkruːsɪfɪks] ncrucifix m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

crucifix

nKruzifix nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

crucifix

[ˈkruːsɪfɪks] ncrocifisso
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

crucify

(ˈkruːsifai) verb
to put to death by fixing the hands and feet to a cross. Christ was crucified.
ˈcrucifix (-fiks) noun
a figure of Christ on the cross.
ˌcruciˈfixion (-ˈfikʃən) noun
(a) death on the cross, especially that of Christ.
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crucifix

صَلِيب krucifix krucifiks Kruzifix Εσταυρωμένος crucifijo krusifiksi crucifix raspelo crocifisso 十字架 십자가상 crucifix krusifiks krucyfiks crucifixo распятие krucifix ไม้กางเขนที่พระเยซูถูกตรึง çarmıh hình Chúa Giê-su trên cây thánh giá 十字架
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References in periodicals archive ?
It is surely more likely that a reader who saw Cicero referring to someone who dolore crucietur, and to someone who crucietur(2) summis doloribus, was put in mind of Terence's well-known play `The Self-Tormentor' (in which Chremes applies the verb cruciare to Menedemus at line 81) and wrote its opening line in the margin--to refer to this play as providing a further example from comedy of someone who tortures himself, not an example of someone who feels neither gladness nor grief.(3) From the margin, it crept into the text.