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Adjective: convolute  'kón-vu,loot
  1. (botany) rolled longitudinally upon itself
    "a convolute petal";
    - convoluted
Verb: convolute  'kón-vu,loot
  1. Curl, wind, or twist together
    - convolve
  2. Practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
    "Don't convolute my words";
    - twist, twist around, pervert, sophisticate

Derived forms: convoluted, convolutes, convoluting

See also: coiled

Type of: bend, deform, denote, flex, refer, turn, twist

Encyclopedia: Convolute