cruciate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cruciatus.

Adjective[edit]

cruciate

  1. In the form of a cross; cruciform.
  2. Overlapping or crossing.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

cruciate (third-person singular simple present cruciates, present participle cruciating, simple past and past participle cruciated)

  1. (obsolete) To torture; to torment.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

cruciāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of cruciō