crosier


noun

  1. a ceremonial staff carried by a bishop or an abbot, hooked at one end like a shepherd’s crook.
  2. Botany. the circinate young frond of a fern.

noun

  1. a staff surmounted by a crook or cross, carried by bishops as a symbol of pastoral office
  2. the tip of a young plant, esp a fern frond, that is coiled into a hook

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