Funambulus

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Funambulus A ropewalker or ropedancer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n funambulus Same as funambulist.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Funambulus a rope-walker
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp. funambulo, or It. funambolo, fr. L. funambulus,; funis, rope (perh. akin to E. bind,) + ambulare, to walk. See Amble, and cf. Funambulist
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. funis, a rope, ambulāre, to walk.