circumfluous

[ser-kuhm-floo-uh s]

Origin of circumfluous

1605–15; < Latin circumfluus, equivalent to circum- circum- + -fluus, derivative of fluere to flow; see -ous
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circumfluous

adjective
  1. Also: circumfluent flowing all around
  2. surrounded by or as if by water
Derived Formscircumfluence, noun

Word Origin for circumfluous

C17: from Latin circumfluere to flow around, from circum- + fluere to flow
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