circumfluent


cir·cum·flu·ent

adjective \(ˌ)sər-ˈkəm-flü-ənt\

Definition of CIRCUMFLUENT

:  flowing round or surrounding in the manner of a fluid
cir·cum·flu·ous \(ˌ)sər-ˈkəm-flü-əs\ adjective

Origin of CIRCUMFLUENT

from Latin circumfluent-, circumfluens, present participle of circumfluere to flow around, from circum- + fluere to flow — more at fluid
First Known Use: 1577

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