Pertaining to or like a labyrinth labyrinthal labyrinthian
- relating to or influencing or originating in the inner ear
- resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity
- related to, or like, a labyrinth; labyrinthal.
1630s; see labyrinth + -ine (1). Earlier adjective types were labyrinthian (1580s); labyrinthial (1540s).
(a.) regarding, or like, a labyrinth; labyrinthal.
One could have traveled round the word many times while I trudged my weary way through the labyrinthine mazes of grammars and dictionaries, or fell into those dreadful pitfalls called examinations, set by schools and colleges for the confusion of those who seek after knowledge.