circumfluous


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cir·cum·flu·ent

 (sər-kŭm′flo͞o-ənt) also cir·cum·flu·ous (-əs)
adj.
Flowing around or surrounding.

circumfluous

(səˈkʌmflʊəs)
adj
1. Also: circumfluent flowing all around
2. surrounded by or as if by water
[C17: from Latin circumfluere to flow around, from circum- + fluere to flow]
cirˈcumfluence n
References in classic literature ?
Again, God said, let ther be Firmament Amid the Waters, and let it divide The Waters from the Waters: and God made The Firmament, expanse of liquid, pure, Transparent, Elemental Air, diffus'd In circuit to the uttermost convex Of this great Round: partition firm and sure, The Waters underneath from those above Dividing: for as Earth, so hee the World Built on circumfluous Waters calme, in wide Crystallin Ocean, and the loud misrule Of CHAOS farr remov'd, least fierce extreames Contiguous might distemper the whole frame: And Heav'n he nam'd the Firmament: So Eev'n And Morning CHORUS sung the second Day.
And, strictly speaking, CONTINENTS should be called INCONTINENTS since their rivers are continually micturating into the sea and their landmasses are circumfluous.
Which the circumfluous plain waving below, Like a wide lake of green fertility, With streams and fields and marshes bare, Divides from the far Apennines--which lie Islanded in the immeasurable air.