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Meaning of FLEXUOUS

Pronunciation:  'flekshoous

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having turns or windings; "the flexuous bed of the stream"
 

FLEXUOUS is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: curved, curving
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flex"u*ous\, a. [L. flexuosus, fr. flexus a bending,
turning.]
1. Having turns, windings, or flexures.

2. (Bot.) Having alternate curvatures in opposite directions;
   bent in a zigzag manner.

3. Wavering; not steady; flickering. --Bacon.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Bent from side to side in a zig-zag form.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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