An*frac"tu*ous (#), a. [L. anfractuosus, fr. anfractus a turning, a winding, fr. the unused anfringere to wind, bend; an-, for amb- + fractus, p. p. of frangere to break: cf. F. anfractueux.]

Winding; full of windings and turnings; sinuous; tortuous; as, the anfractuous spires of a born.

-- An*frac"tu*ous*ness, n.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.