untwine

verb un·twine \ ˌən-ˈtwīn \

Definition of untwine

untwined; untwining; untwines
1 : to unwind the twisted or tangled parts of : disentangle
2 : to remove by unwinding
: to become disentangled or unwound

First Known Use of untwine

15th century

in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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