from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A complicated, interlocking word-order pattern in early Latin verse, demonstrated by Virgil and his contemporaries.
- n. A confused mixture.
- n. Confused arrangement of words in a sentence;
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A derangement or confusion of any kind, as of words in a sentence, or of humors in the eye.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Confusion or derangement.
- n. In pathology, fluidity of the vitreons humor of the eye.
Through Latin from the Ancient Greek σύγχυσις (sýnchysis), "a mixing". (Wiktionary)