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labyrinthine

[lab-uh-rin-thin, -theen] /ˌlæb əˈrɪn θɪn, -θin/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a labyrinth.
2.
complicated; tortuous:
the labyrinthine byways of modern literature.
Also, labyrinthian
[lab-uh-rin-thee-uh n] /ˌlæb əˈrɪn θi ən/ (Show IPA),
labyrinthic.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50; labyrinth + -ine1
Related forms
labyrinthically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for labyrinthic

labyrinthine

/ˌlæbəˈrɪnθaɪn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a labyrinth
2.
resembling a labyrinth in complexity
Derived Forms
labyrinthically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for labyrinthic

labyrinthine

adj.

1630s; see labyrinth + -ine (1). Earlier adjective forms were labyrinthian (1580s); labyrinthial (1540s).

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labyrinthic in Medicine

labyrinthine lab·y·rin·thine (lāb'ə-rĭn'thĭn, -thēn')
adj.
Of, relating to, resembling, or constituting a labyrinth.

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