circumbendibus

[sur-kuh m-ben-duh-buh s]
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Origin of circumbendibus

1675–85; circum- + bend1 + Latin -ibus ablative plural ending
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circumbendibus

noun
  1. jocular a circumlocution

Word Origin for circumbendibus

C17: coined from circum- + bend 1, with a pseudo-Latin ending
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