crucifer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin crucifer (cross-bearer), from crux (cross) + ferō (I carry, bear).

Noun[edit]

crucifer (plural crucifers)

  1. (Roman Catholic church) a person who carries a cross in a religious procession
  2. (botany) a member of the family Cruciferae, the cabbage family, including cabbage and mustard
    Note: It is allowed to use Brassicaceae as an alternative and equivalent name for this family.
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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From crux (cross) + ferō (I carry, bear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crucifer m (genitive cruciferī); second declension

  1. cross-bearer

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
nominative crucifer cruciferī
genitive cruciferī cruciferōrum
dative cruciferō cruciferīs
accusative cruciferum cruciferōs
ablative cruciferō cruciferīs
vocative crucifer
crucifere
cruciferī

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