Intricate



[in-tri-kit] /ˈɪn trɪ kɪt/

adjective
1.
having many interrelated parts or facets; entangled or involved:
an intricate maze.
2.
complex; complicated; hard to understand, work, or make:
an intricate machine.
/ˈɪntrɪkɪt/
adjective
1.
difficult to understand; obscure; complex; puzzling
2.
entangled or involved: intricate patterns
adj.

early 15c., from Latin intricatus “entangled,” past participle of intricare “to entangle, perplex, embarrass,” from in- “in” (see in- (2)) + tricae (plural) “perplexities, hindrances, toys, tricks,” of uncertain origin (cf. extricate). Related: Intricately.

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