circum-

prefix

: around : about
circumpolar

Word History

Etymology

Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin, from circum, from circus circle — more at circle

Dictionary Entries Near circum-

Cite this Entry

“Circum-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/circum-. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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