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anfractuous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anfractuous  \An*frac"tu*ous\,  a.  [L.  anfractuosus,  fr  anfractus 
  a  turning,  a  winding,  fr  the  unused  anfringere  to  wind, 
  bend;  an-,  for  amb-  +  fractus  p.  p.  of  frangere  to  break: 
  cf  F.  anfractueux.] 
  Winding;  full  of  windings  and  turnings;  sinuous;  tortuous; 
  as  the  anfractuous  spires  of  a  born.  -- 
  {An*frac"tu*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anfractuous 
  adj  :  full  of  twists  and  turns;  "anfractuous  cliffs" 




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