Definition of labyrinth:

part of speech: noun

( orig.) A building consisting of halls connected by intricate passages: a place full of inextricable windings: an inexplicable difficulty: the cavities of the internal ear.

part of speech: noun

The complex internal ear, bony or membranous; the portions of kidney cortex with the uriniferous tubules; the tracheal tympanum.

part of speech: noun

A series of passages winding in and out of each other; a maze; a difficulty which cannot be solved; as, a labyrinth of doubt; the winding tubes of the inner ear.

part of speech: noun

Place full of intricate windings; maze.

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