Southern Cross, Crux, Crux Australis(noun)
a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus
crux, crux of the matter(noun)
the most important point
The basic, central, or essential point or feature.
The crux of her argument was that the roadways needed repair before anything else could be accomplished.
The critical or transitional moment or issue, a turning point.
A puzzle or difficulty.
The hardest point of a climb.
A cross on a coat of arms.
A distinctive winter constellation of the southern sky, shaped like a cross. It appears in the flags of several countries in Oceania.
Origin: From crux (English cross), from the (s)ker-.
anything that is very puzzling or difficult to explain
Origin: [L., cross, torture, trouble.]
Crux is the smallest of the 88 modern constellations, but is one of the most distinctive. Its name is Latin for cross, and it is dominated by a cross-shaped asterism that is commonly known as the Southern Cross.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kruks, n. a cross: (fig.) something that occasions difficulty. [L. crux, a cross.]
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The numerical value of crux in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of crux in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- същност на проблема, затруднение, критичен моментBulgarian
- hankaluus, käännekohta, kohta, vaikein, taitekohta, ydinFinnish
- punto crucialeItalian
- sedno, zagadkaPolish
- [[momento]] [[decisivo]], [[ponto]] [[crucial]]Portuguese
- punct crucial, moment decisivRomanian
- krux, kärnaSwedish
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