Definitions for anfractuousænˈfræk tʃu əs

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  1. anfractuous(adj)

    full of twists and turns

    "anfractuous cliffs"

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  1. anfractuous(Adjective)

    sinuous, twisty, winding.

  2. anfractuous(Adjective)

    craggy, rugged, coarse, rough, uneven.

  3. Origin: anfractuosus, from anfractus.

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  1. Anfractuous(adj)

    winding; full of windings and turnings; sinuous; tortuous; as, the anfractuous spires of a born

  2. Origin: [L. anfractuosus, fr. anfractus a turning, a winding, fr. the unused anfringere to wind, bend; an-, for amb- + fractus, p. p. of frangere to break: cf. F. anfractueux.]

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