cro·sier or cro·zier (krōzhər)
1. A staff with a crook or cross at the end, carried by or before an abbot, bishop, or archbishop as a symbol of office.
2. Botany See fiddlehead.
[Middle English croser, from Old French crossier, staff bearer (influenced by croisier, one who bears a cross), from crosse, crosier, of Germanic origin.]
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