Definitions for: Crux


[n] the most important point
[n] a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus



Webster (1913) Definition: Crux (kr[u^]ks), n.; pl. E. Cruxes (-[e^]z), L.
Cruces (kr[udd]"s[=e]z). [L., cross, torture, trouble.]
Anything that is very puzzling or difficult to explain. --Dr.
Sheridan.

The perpetual crux of New Testament chronologists.
--Strauss.

Synonyms: Crux Australis, crux of the matter, Southern Cross

See Also: alpha and omega, Alpha Crucis, Beta Crucis, constellation, Milky Way, Milky Way Galaxy, Milky Way System, point

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