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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Turned round like a crook, or bent to and fro.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Turned round like a crook, or bent to and fro.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, turned round like a crook; bent to and fro; folded and waved or marked with wavy lines: applied to the peculiar and complicated flexuosities of the margin of the apothecium in the genus Umbilicaria.

Etymologies

See gyre. (Wiktionary)

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