circumgyratory /serr'keuhm juy"reuh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, adj.
/serr'keuhm juy ray"sheuhn/, n.
a revolution or circular movement.
[1595-1605; < LL circumgyration- (s. of circumgyratio). See CIRCUM-, GYRATION]

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