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EtymologyEdit

from Ancient Greek γυρός (gurós, round, curved) through Latin into Middle English to English

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒaɪɹeɪt/
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VerbEdit

gyrate (third-person singular simple present gyrates, present participle gyrating, simple past and past participle gyrated)

  1. To revolve round a central point; to move spirally about an axis, as a tornado; to revolve.

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AdjectiveEdit

gyrate (comparative more gyrate, superlative most gyrate)

  1. (biology) Having coils or convolutions

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