complect

[ kuhm-plekt ]
/ kəmˈplɛkt /

verb (used with object) Obsolete.

to interweave; intertwine.

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Origin of complect

1515–25; <Latin complectī to embrace, enfold, equivalent to com-com- + plect(ere) to plait, braid + passive infinitive ending; cf. complex
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British Dictionary definitions for complect

complect
/ (kəmˈplɛkt) /

verb

(tr) archaic to interweave or entwine

Word Origin for complect

C16: from Latin complectī; see complex
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