from The Century Dictionary.

  • Turning, rolling, or whirling about. Also circumrotatory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective turning, rolling, or whirling round.

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  • adjective Alternative form of circumrotatory.


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  • Squirrels from their nests scolded at our intrusion most vehemently; an owl flew up with such a noisy snapping and chattering that our attention was drawn to the point from which she rose, and there, perched upon a couple of rotten stumps a few feet apart, were two half-fledged owlets, passive, immovable, which allowed themselves to be photographed and even handled without any indication of life except in their wondering eyes and the circumrotary heads that contained them.

    The Ascent of Denali (Mount McKinley) A Narrative of the First Complete Ascent of the Highest Peak in North America Hudson Stuck 1891


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