labyrinthine

adjective lab·y·rin·thine \ ˌla-bə-ˈrin(t)-thən ; -ˈrin-ˌthīn , -ˌthēn \
Updated on: 9 Jan 2018

Definition of labyrinthine

1 : of, relating to, or resembling a labyrinth : intricate, involved
2 : of, relating to, affecting, or originating in the internal ear
  • labyrinthine lesions

Examples of labyrinthine in a Sentence

  1. the labyrinthine politics of Central Europe left us totally befuddled

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First Known Use of labyrinthine

1632


Medical Dictionary

labyrinthine

adjective lab·y·rin·thine \ -ˈrin(t)-thən; -ˈrin-ˌthīn , -ˌthēn \

medical Definition of labyrinthine

: of, relating to, affecting, or originating in the inner ear
  • human labyrinthine lesions


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