Crux ansata
Crux ansata Crux an*sa"ta [L., cross with a handle.] A cross in the shape of the ankh. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

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  • crux ansata — [kruks′ an sāt′ə] n. 〚L, cross with a handle < crux, CROSS + fem. of ansatus < ansa, a handle〛 the ankh, an ancient Egyptian symbol * * * …   Universalium

  • crux ansata — [kruks′ an sāt′ə] n. [L, cross with a handle < crux, CROSS + fem. of ansatus < ansa, a handle] the ankh, an ancient Egyptian symbol …   English World dictionary

  • Crux Ansata — This article is about the book by H. G. Wells. For the ancient Egyptian symbol, see ankh. front cover Crux Ansata, subtitle An Indictment of the Roman Catholic Church by H. G. Wells is a (96 page) wartime book first published in 1943 by Penguin… …   Wikipedia

  • crux ansata — Ankh Ankh, n. [Egypt.] (Egypt. Arch[ae]ol.) 1. A tau cross with a loop at the top, used as an attribute or sacred emblem, symbolizing generation or enduring life. Called also {crux ansata}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. an amulet or piece of jewelry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crux ansata — Anch Kreuz Das Anch (☥, ägyptisch ʿnḫ), auch Anch Symbol, Anch Kreuz, in englischer Transkription Ankh, ägyptisches Kreuz, Henkelkreuz, Lebensschleife, Nilschlüssel oder koptisches Kreuz [als Symbol der koptischen Kirche] ), lateinisch Crux… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • crux ansata — /krʌks ænˈsatə/ (say kruks an sahtuh) noun a T shaped cross with a loop at the top; ankh. {Latin: cross with a handle} …   Australian English dictionary

  • crux ansata — …   Useful english dictionary

  • crux an|sa|ta — «KRUHKS an SAY tuh», = ankh. (Cf. ↑ankh) ╂[< Latin crux ansāta ansate cross] …   Useful english dictionary

  • crux — Synonyms and related words: Calvary cross, Chinese puzzle, Christogram, Gordian knot, Greek cross, Jerusalem cross, Latin cross, Maltese cross, Russian cross, T, X, ankh, avellan cross, baffling problem, bench mark, brain twister, cardinal point …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Christian cross — A reliquary in the form of an ornate Christian Cross The Christian cross, seen as a representation of the instrument of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, is the best known religious symbol of Christianity.[1] …   Wikipedia

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