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circumfluous

[ ser-kuhm-floo-uhs ]
/ sərˈkʌm flu əs /
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adjective
surrounded by water.
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Origin of circumfluous

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

circumfluous
/ (səˈkʌmflʊəs) /

adjective
Also: circumfluent flowing all around
surrounded by or as if by water

Derived forms of circumfluous

circumfluence, noun

Word Origin for circumfluous

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