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loxodrome

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noun lox·o·drome \ˈläk-sə-ˌdrōm\

Definition of loxodrome



Origin and Etymology 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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