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circumfluent

[ser-kuhm-floo-uh nt] /sərˈkʌm flu ənt/
adjective
1.
flowing around; encompassing.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Latin circumfluent- (stem of circumfluēns, present participle of circumfluere to flow around). See circum-, fluent
Related forms
circumfluence, noun
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Word Origin and History for circumfluence

circumfluent

adj.

1570s, from Latin circumfluentem (nominative circumfluens), present participle of circumfluere "to flow around," from circum- (see circum-) + fluere (see fluent).

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