circum-

prefix

Definition of circum-

:around :about
  • circumpolar

Origin and Etymology of circum-

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


CIRCUM- Defined for Kids

circum-

prefix

Definition of circum- for Students

:around :about
  • circumnavigate

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