circumjacency

circumjacent

[sur-kuhm-jey-suhnt]
adjective
lying around; surrounding.

Origin:
1480–90; < Latin circumjacent- (stem of circumjacēns, present participle of circumjacēre to lie around), equivalent to circum- circum- + jac- lie + -ent- -ent

circumjacence, circumjacency, noun
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