Definición de crozier en inglés:

crozier

Saltos de línea: cro|zier
Pronunciación: /ˈkrəʊzɪə
 
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(also crosier)

sustantivo

  • 1A hooked staff carried by a bishop as a symbol of pastoral office.
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    • Abbots, abbesses and bishops were buried with their croziers, the pastoral staffs symbolic of their office.
    • In it, a bishop who had committed disgraceful acts was stripped of the symbols of his office - mitre, crosier and ring.
    • A bishop's crozier possibly thought to date from the early 7th century has been found in a peat bog in Co Offaly, 60 miles west of Dublin.
  • 2The curled top of a young fern.
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    • It is striking that, at the end of their development, these fruiting bodies also exhibit croziers that are uninucleate and sometimes abnormal in their shape and, consequently, in their development toward meiocytes.
    • Arrowheads point to the upper cell of two of the croziers; they show and keep the typical round shape of young croziers and contain two nuclei of opposite mating type.
    • However, Neolecta lacks paraphyses, and the croziers do not develop until the ascus is formed.

Origen

Middle English (originally denoting the person who carried a processional cross in front of an archbishop): partly from Old French croisier 'cross-bearer', from crois 'cross', based on Latin crux; reinforced by Old French crocier 'bearer of a bishop's crook', from croce (see crosse).

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