cruciform

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin crux ‎(cross) + -form

Adjective[edit]

cruciform

  1. Having the shape of a cross.

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Noun[edit]

cruciform ‎(plural cruciforms)

  1. (genetics) A cross shape in DNA; a Holliday junction.
  2. Any emblem in the shape of a cross.
    • 2005, New Scientist (volumes 187-188, page 72)
      Michael Eaton has discovered that if you visit its websites you will be warned: "Royal Mail, the Royal Mail Cruciform and the colour red are registered trademarks of Royal Mail Group plc."