loxodrome


lox·o·drome

noun \ˈläk-sə-ˌdrōm\

Definition of LOXODROME

Origin of LOXODROME

back-formation from loxodromic of a rhumb line, from French loxodromique, from Greek loxos oblique + dromos course — more at dromedary
First Known Use: 1880

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