flexuous

[flek-shoo-uh s] /ˈflɛk ʃu əs/
adjective
1.
full of bends or curves; sinuous.
Origin
1595–1605; < Latin flexuōsus full of turns, winding, crooked, equivalent to flexu(s) (see flex1) + -ōsus -ous
Related forms
flexuously, adverb
flexuousness, noun
subflexuous, adjective
subflexuously, adverb
Example Sentences for flexuous
It is generally flexuous, and constricted at intervals so as to present a varicose appearance.
All panicle branches are flexuous, and the lower branches occur in a whorl.
Spikes on flexuous peduncles, drooping or widely spreading.
British Dictionary definitions for flexuous
flexuous or flexuose (ˈflɛksjʊəs, ˈflɛksjʊˌəʊs)
 
adj
1.  full of bends or curves; winding
2.  variable; unsteady
 
[C17: from Latin flexuōsus full of bends, tortuous, from flexus a bending; see flex]
 
flexuose or flexuose
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin flexuōsus full of bends, tortuous, from flexus a bending; see flex]
 
'flexuously or flexuose
 
adv

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