Meaning of saltire
Pronunciation: (sal'tir, -tīr, sôl'-), [key]
— n. Heraldry.
- an ordinary in the form of a cross with arms running diagonally from the dexter chief to the sinister base and from the sinister chief to the dexter base; St. Andrew's cross.
- (of charges) arranged in the form of a saltire.
- diagonally in both directions: party per saltire.
- saltire (Thesaurus)