entwinement

entwine

[en-twahyn]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), entwined, entwining.
to twine with, about, around, or together.
Also, intwine.


Origin:
1590–1600; en-1 + twine1

entwinement, noun
unentwined, adjective
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entwine or intwine (ɪnˈtwaɪn)
 
vb
(of two or more things) to twine together or (of one or more things) to twine around (something else)
 
intwine or intwine
 
vb
 
en'twinement or intwine
 
n
 
in'twinement or intwine
 
n

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entwine
1597, from en- "make, put in" + twine.
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