involuted

[ in-vuh-loo-tid, in-vuh-loo-tid ]SEE DEFINITION OF involuted
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Celtic illuminations also have these distorted, involuted creatures.

The involuted portion of the inner lip is shorter and differently shaped.

On each side the involuted corals flung their twisted arms in more curious and intricate folds.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin involutus "rolled up, intricate, obscure," past participle of involvere (see involve).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INVOLUTED

rolling

adjectiverotating
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