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CROSSBONES

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does crossbones mean? 

CROSSBONES (noun)
  The noun CROSSBONES has 1 sense:

1. two crossed bones (or a representation of two crossed bones) used as a symbol danger or death

  Familiarity information: CROSSBONES used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CROSSBONES (noun)


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Meaning:

Two crossed bones (or a representation of two crossed bones) used as a symbol danger or death

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("crossbones" is a kind of...):

symbol; symbolic representation; symbolisation; symbolization (something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible)


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