circumambulate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin circumambulatus, past participle of circumambulare (to walk around). Equivalent to circum- +‎ ambulate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɝ.kəmˈæm.bju.leɪt/

Verb[edit]

circumambulate (third-person singular simple present circumambulates, present participle circumambulating, simple past and past participle circumambulated)

  1. (transitive) To walk around something in a circle, especially for a ritual purpose.

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Verb[edit]

circumambulāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of circumambulō