anfractuosity

anfractuosity

[an-frak-choo-os-i-tee]
noun
1.
the state or quality of being anfractuous.
2.
a channel, crevice, or passage full of windings and turnings.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin anfrāctuōs(us) winding (anfrāctu(s) a bend (see ambi-, fracto-) + -ōsus -ose1) + -ity

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anfractuosity (ˌænfræktʃʊˈɒsɪtɪ)
 
n
1.  the condition or quality of being anfractuous
2.  a winding, circuitous, or intricate passage, surface, process, etc

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