crucifer

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

Noun[edit]

crucifer ‎(plural crucifers)

  1. (Christianity) A person who carries a cross in a religious procession, a cross bearer.
  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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Etymology[edit]

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

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crucifer m ‎(genitive cruciferī); second declension

  1. bearing a cross, cruciferous

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Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Case Singular Plural
nominative crucifer cruciferī
genitive cruciferī cruciferōrum
dative cruciferō cruciferīs
accusative cruciferum cruciferōs
ablative cruciferō cruciferīs
vocative crucifer1 cruciferī

1May also be crucifere.

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