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1. One who bears a cross in a religious procession.
2. A plant in the mustard family.
cru·cif′er·ous (-sĭf′ər-əs) adj.
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crucifera member of the family Cruciferae, consisting of annual to perennial herbs, which are rarely wood and have flowers with four equal petals arranged crosswise; examples are the brassicas, mustards, shepherd's purse.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005