Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to oblique sailing, or sailing by the rhumb: as, loxodromic tables
- adj. nautical Pertaining to motion at a constant angle to the meridians; on a set compass bearing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to sailing on rhumb lines.
- From French loxodromique, from Ancient Greek λοξος ("oblique") + δρομος ("course"). (Wiktionary)
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