Etymology: noun of process crucifixio, from perfect passive participle crucifixus, fixed to a cross, from prefix cruci-, cross, + verb ficere, fix or do, variant form offacere, do or make
- execution by being nailed or tied to an upright cross and left to hang there until dead.
- (the Crucifixion) The death on a cross of Christ.
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