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circumfluous

[ser-kuhm-floo-uh s] /sərˈkʌm flu əs/
adjective
2.
surrounded by water.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Latin circumfluus, equivalent to circum- circum- + -fluus, derivative of fluere to flow; see -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for circumfluous

circumfluous

/səˈkʌmflʊəs/
adjective
1.
Also circumfluent. flowing all around
2.
surrounded by or as if by water
Derived Forms
circumfluence, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin circumfluere to flow around, from circum- + fluere to flow
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