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crucifix figure of Christ on the cross. XIII. — (O)F. — late L. crucifixus, i.e. crucī fixus fixed to a cross.
So crucifixion XVII. — late L. crucify put to death on a cross. XIII. — (O)F. crucifier :- Rom. *crucificāre, repl. ChrL. crucifigere, i.e. crucī figere FIX to a CROSS.

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Crucifix. A representation of the cross of Christ, usually with the figure of Christ. Evangelicals sometimes have a horror of it as idolatrous or as suggesting a dead rather than a risen Christ; at best, therefore, for them the cross should be empty (i.e. not bearing a figure).

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crucifix a representation of a cross with a figure of Christ on it. The word is recorded from Middle English and comes via Old French and ecclesiastical Latin, from Latin cruci fixus ‘fixed to a cross’.

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cru·ci·fix / ˈkroōsəˌfiks/ • n. a representation of a cross with a figure of Jesus Christ on it.

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crucifix: see cross.

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