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circumbendibus

[ sur-kuhm-ben-duh-buhs ]
/ 藢s蓽r k蓹m藞b蓻n d蓹 b蓹s /
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noun, plural cir路cum路bend路i路bus路es.Informal.
a roundabout way; circumlocution.
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Origin of circumbendibus

1675鈥85; circum- + bend1 + Latin -ibus ablative plural ending
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British Dictionary definitions for circumbendibus

circumbendibus
/ (藢s蓽藧k蓹m藞b蓻nd瑟b蓹s) /

noun
jocular a circumlocution

Word Origin for circumbendibus

C17: coined from circum- + bend 1, with a pseudo-Latin ending
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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