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Ancient Greek, meaning "with hair all round".



  1. (obsolete) A kind of figured stone, rugged and beset with eminences, anciently used in divination.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for amphicome in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)