Pedum rectum (straight staff) is a name for the straight shepherd crook of the pope, adorned with a cross on the top. SEE CROOK.
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The Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature. James Strong and John McClintock; Haper and Brothers; NY; 1880.
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