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circumambulate

play
verb cir·cum·am·bu·late \-ˈam-byə-ˌlāt\

Definition of circumambulate

circumambulated

circumambulating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to circle on foot especially ritualistically

circumambulation

play \-ˌam-byə-ˈlā-shən\ noun


Origin and Etymology of circumambulate

Late Latin circumambulatus, past participle of circumambulare, from Latin circum- + ambulare to walk


First Known Use: 1606


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