MEANING: adjective: Funnel-shaped.
ETYMOLOGY: From Latin infundibulum (funnel), from infundere
(to pour in), from fundere (to pour). Ultimately from the Indo-European root
gheu- (to pour), which is also the source of funnel, font, fuse, diffuse, gust,
gush, and geyser. Earliest documented use: 1752.
Because why use a plain, easy-to-understand word when your can employ a sesquipedalian monstrosity such as this.
As long as it’s not a chrono-synclastic infundibulum, I’m good …