Crucifix (noun)

A representation of Jesus Christ on the cross, usually made of wood or metal, used as an object of religious devotion.

Origin:

The word crucifix comes from the latin word "crucifixus" which means "fixed to a cross". it is a combination of the prefix "cruci-" meaning "cross" and the verb "figere" meaning "to fix".

Examples:

  1. The cathedral has a large wooden crucifix hanging above the altar.
  2. My grandmother always wears a small crucifix around her neck.
  3. The crucifix is a powerful symbol of sacrifice and redemption.
  4. Many catholic schools have a crucifix in every classroom.
  5. I was moved by the beauty of the intricate gold crucifix at the museum.
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