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intricate (adj.)

early 15c., from Latin intricatus "entangled," past participle of intricare "to entangle, perplex, embarrass," from in- "in" (from PIE root *en "in") + tricae (plural) "perplexities, hindrances, toys, tricks," a word of uncertain origin (compare extricate). Related: Intricately; intricateness.

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Definitions of intricate from WordNet

intricate (adj.)
having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate;
intricate lacework
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