Maltese cross

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The Maltese cross is a Christian cross consisting of four "Vs" or arrowheads converging at a central vertex at right angles. It is associated chiefly with the Knights Hospitaller, but has also been used by many other entities.

Other crosses with spreading limbs are often mistakenly called "Maltese", such as the cross pattée, used by the Teutonic Knights, Prussia, and Germany.

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