The definition of a labyrinth is a confusing maze or a confusing situation where it is difficult to know which direction to take.(noun)
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Origin: ME laborintus (altered by folk etym. by assoc. with L labor, labor + intus, into) < L labyrinthus < Gr labyrinthos, of pre-Hellenic orig.
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Origin: Middle English laberinthe
Origin: , from Latin labyrinthus
Origin: , from Greek laburinthos
Origin: ; possibly akin to labrus, double-headed axe
Origin: , of Lydian origin.
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