Greek cross
noun Date: 1725 a cross having an upright and a transverse shaft equal in length and intersecting at their middles — see cross illustration

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Greek cross — Greek Greek, a. [AS. grec, L. Graecus, Gr. ?: cf. F. grec. Cf. {Grecian}.] Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian. [1913 Webster] {Greek calends}. See under {Greek calends} in the vocabulary. {Greek Church} (Eccl. Hist.), the Eastern… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Greek cross — n. a cross with four equal arms at right angles: see CROSS …   English World dictionary

  • Greek cross — Greek′ cross′ n. rel a cross consisting of an upright crossed in the middle by a horizontal piece of the same length …   From formal English to slang

  • Greek cross — ► NOUN ▪ a cross of which all four arms are of equal length …   English terms dictionary

  • Greek cross — noun a cross with each of the four arms the same length • Hypernyms: ↑Cross * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized G : a cross having an upright and a transverse shaft equal in length and intersecting at their middles so that all four arms are… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Greek cross — cross consisting of an upright crossed in the middle by a horizontal of the same length …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Greek cross — /grik ˈkrɒs/ (say greek kros) noun a cross consisting of an upright crossed in the middle by a horizontal piece of the same length …   Australian English dictionary

  • Greek cross — a cross consisting of an upright crossed in the middle by a horizontal piece of the same length. See illus. under cross. [1715 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • Greek cross —    A cross in which all the arms are the same length …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • Greek cross — noun a cross of which all four arms are of equal length …   English new terms dictionary

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