Main definitions of moline in English

: moline1Moline2

moline1

adjective

Heraldry
postpositive
  • (of a cross) having each extremity broadened, split, and curved back.

Pronunciation

moline

/ˈmōl(ə)n/ /ˈmoʊl(ə)n/ /mōˈlīn/ /moʊˈlaɪn/

Origin

Mid 16th century probably from Anglo-Norman French moliné, from molin ‘mill’, because of a resemblance to the iron support of a millstone.

Main definitions of Moline in English

: moline1Moline2

Moline2

proper noun

  • A city on the Rock and Mississippi rivers in northwestern Illinois, one of the Quad Cities; population 43,088 (est. 2008).

Pronunciation

Moline

/mōˈlēn/ /moʊˈlin/