circumambient


cir·cum·am·bi·ent

adjective \ˌsər-kəm-ˈam-bē-ənt\

Definition of CIRCUMAMBIENT

:  being on all sides :  encompassing
cir·cum·am·bi·ent·ly adverb

Origin of CIRCUMAMBIENT

Late Latin circumambient-, circumambiens, present participle of circumambire to surround in a circle, from Latin circum- + ambire to go around — more at ambient
First Known Use: 1633

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