circumgyration

[ sur-kuhm-jahy-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌsɜr kəm dʒaɪˈreɪ ʃən /

noun

a revolution or circular movement.

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Origin of circumgyration

First recorded in 1595–1605, circumgyration is from the Late Latin word circumgȳrātion- (stem of circumgȳrātiō). See circum-, gyration

OTHER WORDS FROM circumgyration

cir·cum·gy·ra·to·ry [sur-kuhm-jahy-ruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ˌsɜr kəmˈdʒaɪ rəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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