Circumforaneous
Circumforanean Cir`cum*fo*ra"ne*an, Circumforaneous Cir`cum*fo*ra"ne*ous, a. [L. circumforaneus found in markets; circum + forum a market place.] Going about or abroad; walking or wandering from house to house. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

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  • circumforaneous — |sərkəmfə|rānēəs, sər|k adjective Etymology: Latin circumforaneus, from circum + foraneus (from forum market place) more at forum : going about from market to market : wandering from place to place a circumforaneous jester …   Useful english dictionary

  • circumforaneous — cir·cum·fo·ra·ne·ous …   English syllables

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  • Circumforanean — Cir cum*fo*ra ne*an, Circumforaneous Cir cum*fo*ra ne*ous, a. [L. circumforaneus found in markets; circum + forum a market place.] Going about or abroad; walking or wandering from house to house. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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