periplus

noun
peri·plus | \ˈperə(ˌ)pləs, -rəˌplüs\
plural peripli\-ˌplī, -ˌplē \

Definition of periplus 

1 : a voyage or a trip around something (as an island or a coast) : circuit, circumnavigation

2 : an account of a circumnavigation

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History and Etymology for periplus

Latin & Greek; Latin, circumnavigation, from Greek periplous circumnavigation, account of a coasting voyage, from periplein to sail around, from peri- + plein to sail

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