circumbendibus

noun
cir·​cum·​bend·​i·​bus
plural -es

Definition of circumbendibus

: an indirect or roundabout course especially in writing or speaking : circumlocution

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History and Etymology for circumbendibus

Latin circum round about + English bend + Latin -ibus, ablative plural ending

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“Circumbendibus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/circumbendibus. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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