Stunning example of lexeme (word) beauty, quaquaversal is an adjective and comes from Latin quaqua versus meaning “turned wheresoever”.
“Instead of painting in a straight line, try for quaquaversal coverage.”
“The geological survey marked the quaquaversal ridge as the highest point.”
“I designed a quaquaversal pattern for the macramé wall hanging.”
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Quaquaversal - dipping from a center toward all points of a compass. Dana Gervais designed this pattern with self-striping and self-patterning yarn in mind. This sock starts with the heel and creates a hub from which the yarn spreads in different directions. The sock uses a unique combination of cuff-down and toe-up sock techniques, pattern for sale on Amazon.
The Latin word for water is aqua. Is aqua quaquaversal? Thinking of a whirlpool.
Universe comes from the Latin uni- ‘one’ + versus ‘turned’.