gordian

noun
gor·​di·​an | \ ˈgȯ(r)dēən\
plural -s

Definition of gordian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 usually capitalized, archaic : gordian knot
2 [ New Latin Gordius genus of roundworms + English -an ] : a member of the Gordioidea

gordian

adjective
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Definition of gordian (Entry 2 of 2)

1 sometimes capitalized : intricate, complicated
2 [ New Latin Gordi us + English -an ] : of or relating to the Gordioidea

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History and Etymology for gordian

Noun

Gordius of Phrygia + English -an (noun suffix)

Adjective

Gordius of Phrygia + English -an (adjective suffix)

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