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One entry found for crucifix.
Main Entry: cru·ci·fix
Pronunciation: primarystresskrü-sschwa-secondarystressfiks
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English crucifix "crucifix," from Latin crucifixus (same meaning), derived from earlier Latin crucifigere "to crucify," from cruc-, crux "cross" and figere "to fasten, fix" --related to CROSS, CRUCIFY, FIX
: a cross with a figure of Jesus crucified on it

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