from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A representation of a human skull above two long crossed bones, a symbol of death once used by pirates and now used as a warning label on poisons.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An outline of a human skull and two crossed bones; a symbol of death traditionally used on the Jolly Roger, but now used as a warning on poisons.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a symbol of death. See Crossbones.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. emblem warning of danger or death
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