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Noun: crux (cruxes,cruces)  krúks
  1. The most important point
    - crux of the matter
Noun: Crux  krúks
  1. A small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus
    - Southern Cross, Crux Australis

Derived forms: cruxes, cruces

Type of: constellation, point

Part of: Milky Way, Milky Way Galaxy, Milky Way System

Encyclopedia: Crux