Definition from zikkir, the free dictionary
- IPA: /dɛkʌˈseɪʃən/
NounDecussation (plural Decussations)
- A crossing or intersection of lines etc. so as to form an X-shape.
- 1658: which being doubled at the angle, makes up the Letter χ, that is the Emphaticall decussation, or fundamentall figure. — Sir Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus (Folio Society 2007, p. 167)