Definition of Meandrous

1. a. Winding; flexuous.



Definition of Meandrous

1. Adjective. (context: of a path) winding, windy, having many bends. ¹

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Definition of Meandrous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meandrous

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meandrous (current term)
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Literary usage of Meandrous

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"With virtuous rectitude meandrous falsehood is inconsistent. ... Same as meandrous. The river Styx, with crooked and meandry turnings, ..."

2. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1805)
"The Nile is increased with many rivulets which run into it; and after passing through Ethiopia in a meandrous course flows at last into Egypt. II. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"... to intend ; to design ; to bint covertly. To MEANDER, (me-an'-der) rn Toron with a serpentine course ; to be winding, or intricate. meandrous ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1794)
"... meandrous flow along : Founts, river?, fe^s, proclaim your Г laker's ye he Say lift is good, ye know from him to flow ..."

5. Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland ... Connecting by Allan Forbes (1920)
"The country is watered by the river Ouse which some one said "winds more meandrous than Meander." Another writer said that the river ran eighty miles to ..."

6. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1849)
"... path by the hand of an east-wind, and for other maladies, was taking a hath or ablution in a meandrous stream in the neighborhood of a rustic bridge. ..."

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