- flowing around; encompassing.
Origin of circumfluent
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Examples from the Web for circumfluent
The salival glands drink up a certain fluid from the circumfluent blood, and pour it into the mouth.Zoonomia, Vol. I
Philosophers have their disputes also concerning the center of the world and the circumfluent water.Commentary on Genesis, Vol. I
Here were gathered people who worked always in that circumfluent inspiration, that murmur of liberty, that whisper of humanity.Sinister Street, vol. 2
Like Homer he looked upon the habitable world (οἰκουμένη) as being circular in outline and bounded by a circumfluent river.
Word Origin and History for circumfluent
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