[ser-kuhm-floo-uh s]


surrounded by water.

Origin of circumfluous

1605–15; < Latin circumfluus, equivalent to circum- circum- + -fluus, derivative of fluere to flow; see -ous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Also: circumfluent flowing all around
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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