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labyrinthine

[ lab-uh-rin-thin, -theen ]
/ 藢l忙b 蓹藞r瑟n 胃瑟n, -胃in /
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adjective
of, relating to, or resembling a labyrinth.
complicated; tortuous: the labyrinthine byways of modern literature.
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Origin of labyrinthine

First recorded in 1740鈥50; labyrinth + -ine1

OTHER WORDS FROM labyrinthine

lab路y路rin路thi路cal路ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for labyrinthine

labyrinthine

labyrinthian (藢l忙b蓹藞r瑟n胃瑟蓹n) or labyrinthic (藢l忙b蓹藞r瑟n胃瑟k)

/ (藢l忙b蓹藞r瑟n胃a瑟n) /

adjective
of or relating to a labyrinth
resembling a labyrinth in complexity

Derived forms of labyrinthine

labyrinthically, adverb
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