Definition of circumvolute
: to wind or turn in volutions especially in an inward spiral (as of a snail shell or the capital scroll of an Ionic column)
: to encircle or entangle with something twisted or wound around
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Origin and Etymology of circumvolute
Latin circumvolutus, past participle of circumvolvere to revolve, roll around, from circum- + volvere to roll — more at voluble
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