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circumambient

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adjective cir·cum·am·bi·ent \ˌsər-kəm-ˈam-bē-ənt\

Definition of circumambient

  1. :  being on all sides :  encompassing

circumambiently 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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