vorticose

adjective
vor·​ti·​cose | \ ˈvȯr-ti-ˌkōs How to pronounce vorticose (audio) \

Definition of vorticose

archaic

First Known Use of vorticose

1783, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vorticose was in 1783

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“Vorticose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vorticose. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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