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Meaning of CRUCIFIX

Pronunciation:  'kroosufiks

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  representation of the cross on which Jesus died

CRUCIFIX is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: rood, rood-tree
 See Also: cross



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cru"ci*fix\ (kr?"s?-f?ks), n.; pl. {Crucifixes} (-?z).
[F. crucifix or LL. crucifixum, fr. L. crux, crucis, cross +
figere, fixum, to fix. See {Cross}, and {Fix}, and cf.
1. A representation in art of the figure of Christ upon the
   cross; esp., the sculptured figure affixed to a real cross
   of wood, ivory, metal, or the like, used by the Roman
   Catholics in their devotions.

         The cross, too, by degrees, become the crucifix.

         And kissing oft her crucifix, Unto the block she
         drew.                                 --Warner.

2. The cross or religion of Christ. [R.] --Jer. Taylor.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a crucifix in your dream, is symbolic of new life, spiritual guidance, and liberation. The dream may serve as a connection with your inner Christ/love consciousness. Alternatively, it represents your difficulties and hardships. Do you feel you are being crucified for something occurring in your life?
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