from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Wandering from place to place or market to market.
- adj. Indirect, roundabout, or unnecessarily complex.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Going about, as from market-place to market-place; walking or wandering from house to house; vagrant; vagabond.
From Latin circum ("round about") (compare English circum-) with -foraneous, from forum ("market place"). (Wiktionary)