Contorted


Contorted
Contorted Con*tort"ed, a. 1. Twisted, or twisted together. ``A contorted chain of icicles.'' --Massinger. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) (a) Twisted back upon itself, as some parts of plants. (b) Arranged so as to overlap each other; as, petals in contorted or convolute [ae]stivation. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.