vortiginous

[ vawr-tij-uh-nuhs ]
/ vɔrˈtɪdʒ ə nəs /

adjective

resembling a vortex; whirling; vortical.

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Origin of vortiginous

First recorded in 1665–75; variant of vertiginous
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British Dictionary definitions for vortiginous

vortiginous
/ (vɔːˈtɪdʒɪnəs) /

adjective

like a vortex; vortical; whirling

Word Origin for vortiginous

C17: variant of vertiginous
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