circumfluence

circumfluent

[ser-kuhm-floo-uhnt]
adjective
flowing around; encompassing.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin circumfluent- (stem of circumfluēns, present participle of circumfluere to flow around). See circum-, fluent

circumfluence, noun
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circumfluous (səˈkʌmflʊəs)
 
adj
1.  Also: circumfluent flowing all around
2.  surrounded by or as if by water
 
[C17: from Latin circumfluere to flow around, from circum- + fluere to flow]
 
cir'cumfluence
 
n

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