Adjective Definition

byzantine

1.Definition: highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious

"The Byzantine tax structure", "Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship"

Related Adjective(s):convoluted, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuous


2.Definition: of or relating to or characteristic of the Byzantine Empire or the ancient city of Byzantium


3.Definition: of or relating to the Eastern Orthodox Church or the rites performed in it

"Byzantine monks", "Byzantine rites"




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