To cross or become crossed so as to form an X; intersect.
Intersected or crossed in the form of an X.
Arranged on a stem in opposite pairs, at right angles to those above or below.
To cross or cut so as to form an X; intersect.
Forming an X; decussated.
Arranged in pairs growing at right angles to those above and below.
Crossed; intersected; resembling a letter X.
(rhetoric) Consisting of two rising and two falling clauses, placed in alternate opposition to each other.
A decussated period.
Origin of decussate
Latin decussāre decussāt- from decussis the number ten, intersection of two lines (from the Romans' use of X for the numeral 10), a ten-as coin decem ten dekm̥ in Indo-European roots assis as (coin)