ravelment

[ rav-uh l-muh nt ]
/ ˈræv əl mənt /

noun

entanglement; confusion.

Nearby words

  1. ravel,
  2. ravel, maurice,
  3. ravelin,
  4. raveling,
  5. ravelly,
  6. raven,
  7. raven, the,
  8. ravening,
  9. raveningly,
  10. ravenna

Origin of ravelment

First recorded in 1825–35; ravel + -ment

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British Dictionary definitions for ravelment

ravelment

/ (ˈrævəlmənt) /

noun

rare a ravel or tangle
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