Cru"ci*ate [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.

 

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Cru"ci*ate (kr?"sh?-?t), v. t.

To torture; to torment. [Obs.] See Excruciate.

Bale.

 

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