Meaning of CROSS- in English


combining form

or crosso-

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek krossoi tassels, fringe; akin to Old English ofer hrǣgan to tower above, Middle High German ragen to tower up, stick up, Middle Dutch raghen, Greek krossai coping of a parapet, Old Irish crích end, furrow, Russian krokva pole, rafter; basic meaning: jutting out, sticking up

: fringe

Cross aster

crosso pterygian

Crosso soma

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