tortile

tortile

[tawr-til]
adjective
twisted; coiled.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin tortilis, equivalent to tort(us) twisted (see tort) + -ilis -ile

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tortile (ˈtɔːtaɪl)
 
adj
rare twisted or coiled
 
[C17: from Latin tortilis winding, from tortus twisted, from torquēre to twist]
 
tortility
 
n

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