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Meaning of LABYRINTHINE

Pronunciation:  `lab'urinthin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  highly involved or intricate; "the Byzantine tax structure"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "intricate needlework"; "an intricate labyrinth of refined phraseology"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty problem"; "got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering"; "Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott; "tortuous legal procedures"; "tortuous negotiations lasting for months"
  2. [adj]  resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity; "a labyrinthine network of tortuous footpaths"
  3. [adj]  relating to or affecting or originating in the inner ear; "labyrinthine deafness"
 

LABYRINTHINE is a 12 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: Byzantine, complex, convoluted, intricate, involved, knotty, labyrinthian, mazy, tangled, tortuous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lab`y*rin"thine\, a.
Pertaining to, or like, a labyrinth; labyrinthal.

 
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