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cruciate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cruciate  \Cru"ci*ate\  (kr?"sh?-?t  or  -sh?t;  106),  a.  [L. 
  cruciatus  p.  p.  of  cruciare  to  crucify,  torture,  fr  crux, 
  crucis,  a  cross.  See  {Cross}.] 
  1.  Tormented.  [Obs.]  --Bale. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Having  the  leaves  or  petals  arranged  in  the  form  of 
  a  cross;  cruciform. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cruciate  \Cru"ci*ate\  (kr?"sh?-?t),  v.  t. 
  To  torture;  to  torment.  [Obs.]  See  {Excruciate}.  --Bale. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cruciate 
  adj  :  shaped  like  a  cross  [syn:  {cruciform}] 




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