To enclose in a labyrinth, or as though in a labyrinth.
Other Word Forms of Labyrinth
Origin of Labyrinth
Middle English laberinthe from Latin labyrinthus from Greek laburinthos possibly akin to labrus double-headed ax (used as a ritual weapon and a sign of authority in Minoan civilization, so that Greek laburinthos may originally have designated a Minoan palace as “the house of the double-headed ax”) of Lydian origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin labyrinthus, from Ancient Greek λαβύρινθος (labúrinthos, “maze”), possibly from an Anatolian language (compare Lydian lábrus 'double-edged axe' and -inthos, a suffix typical of Anatolian placenames), although the actual etymology of labyrinth is still a matter of conjecture.
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