Meaning of St. Andrew's cross

St. Andrew's cross

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a cross composed of four diagonal arms of equal length; saltire. See illus. under

St. An•drew's-cross

Pronunciation: (an'drz-krôs', -kros'), [key]
  1. a low evergreen shrub, Ascyrum hypericoides, native to temperate and subtropical America, having flowers in clusters of three: often cultivated.
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