Saltire definitions

sôl'tîr', -tīr', săl'-
An ordinary in the shape of a Saint Andrew's cross, formed by the crossing of a bend and a bend sinister.
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A bearing like a Saint Andrew's cross, formed by a bend and a bend sinister crossing.
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(heraldry) An ordinary (geometric design) in the shape of an X. It usually occupies the entire field in which it is placed.
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Origin of saltire

Middle English sautour from Old French saultoir stile from saulter to jump from Latin saltāre saltation