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moline

[moh-lin, moh-lahyn] /ˈmoʊ lɪn, moʊˈlaɪn/
adjective, Heraldry.
1.
(of a cross) having arms of equal length, split and curved back at the ends, used especially as the cadency mark of an eighth son:
a cross moline.
Origin of moline
1555-1565
1555-65; < Anglo-French *moliné, equivalent to molin mill1 + < Latin -ātus -ate1

Moline

[moh-leen] /moʊˈlin/
noun
1.
a city in NW Illinois, on the Mississippi.
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moline

/məˈlaɪn/
adjective
1.
(heraldry) (of a cross) having arms of equal length, forked and curved back at the ends
Word Origin
C16: probably from Anglo-French moliné, from molinmill1, referring to the arms curved back like the ends of a mill-rind
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