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
Rhymes with loxodrome
aerodrome, astrodome, catacomb, chromosome, close to home, currycomb, double-dome, Down syndrome, foster home, funeral home, gastronome, harvest home, hecatomb, hippodrome, honeycomb, meadowfoam, metronome, mobile home, monochrome, motor home, nursing home, onion dome, palindrome, plastic foam, pleasure dome, polychrome, ribosome, semidome, soldiers' home, stay-at-home, Styrofoam, velodrome
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "loxodrome"
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