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gyratory

[jahy-ruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈdʒaɪ rəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
moving in a circle or spiral; gyrating.
Origin of gyratory
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; gyrat(ion) + -ory1
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