convolute(redirected from convoluting)
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Rolled together with one part over the other; in the shape of a roll or scroll.
[L. con-volvo, pp. -volutus, to roll together]
Rolled or coiled together in overlapping whorls, as certain leaves, petals, or shells.
intr. & tr.v. convo·luted, convo·luting, convo·lutes
To coil or fold or cause to coil or fold in overlapping whorls.
convolute, convoluted (kŏn′vō-loot; -loot′ĕd) [L. convolvere, to roll together]
Rolled, as a scroll.