flexuous

[flek-shoo-uh s]
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Origin of flexuous

1595–1605; < Latin flexuōsus full of turns, winding, crooked, equivalent to flexu(s) (see flex1) + -ōsus -ous
Related formsflex·u·ous·ly, adverbflex·u·ous·ness, nounsub·flex·u·ous, adjectivesub·flex·u·ous·ly, adverb
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flexuous

flexuose (ˈflɛksjʊˌəʊs)

adjective
  1. full of bends or curves; winding
  2. variable; unsteady
Derived Formsflexuously, adverb

Word Origin for flexuous

C17: from Latin flexuōsus full of bends, tortuous, from flexus a bending; see flex
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