|1.||to cross or cause to cross in the form of the letter X; intersect|
|2.||in the form of the letter X; crossed; intersected|
|3.||botany (esp of leaves) arranged in opposite pairs, with each pair at right angles to the one above and below it|
|[C17: from Latin decussāre, from decussis the number ten, from decem ten]|
decussate de·cus·sate (dĭ-kŭs'āt', děk'ə-sāt')
v. de·cus·sat·ed, de·cus·sat·ing, de·cus·sates
To cross or become crossed so as to form an X; intersect. adj.
Intersected or crossed in the form of an X.