circumgyration

[ sur-kuh m-jahy-rey-shuh n ]
/ ˌsɜr kəm dʒaɪˈreɪ ʃən /

noun

a revolution or circular movement.

Origin of circumgyration

First recorded in 1595–1605, circumgyration is from the Late Latin word circumgȳrātion- (stem of circumgȳrātiō). See circum-, gyration
Related formscir·cum·gy·ra·to·ry [sur-kuh m-jahy-ruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˌsɜr kəmˈdʒaɪ rəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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