vorticose

[ vawr-ti-kohs ]
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adjective
  1. vortical; whirling.

Origin of vorticose

1
First recorded in 1775–85, vorticose is from the Latin word vorticōsus eddying. See vortical, -ose1

Other words from vorticose

  • vor·ti·cose·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for vorticose

vorticose

/ (ˈvɔːtɪˌkəʊs) /


adjective
  1. rare rotating quickly; whirling

Origin of vorticose

1
C18: from Latin vorticōsus, variant of verticōsus full of whirlpools; see vertex

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