What is another word for crucifix?

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[ kɹˈuːsɪfˌɪks], [ kɹˈuːsɪfˌɪks], [ k_ɹ_ˈuː_s_ɪ_f_ˌɪ_k_s]

Crucifix is a term used to describe a religious symbol that depicts Jesus Christ's crucifixion. There are many synonyms for crucifix which include cross, rood, gibbet, stake, and tree. The most common synonym for crucifix is cross, which is usually associated with Christianity. Some synonyms like gibbet and stake are more commonly used in a historical context, referring to a structure used for execution. Rood is another synonym that refers to an old English term for a cross that often depicted the crucifixion. The term tree is used to refer to the wooden structure that Jesus was nailed to, emphasizing the natural material used. Regardless of the synonym used, the crucifix remains a potent symbol of Christian faith.

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