/ bɪzəntaɪn /
convoluted · intricate · involved · knotty · labyrinthine · tangled · tortuous
1. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Byzantine Empire or ancient Byzantium.
2. Highly involved or intricate; SYN. convoluted, intricate, involved, knotty, labyrinthine, tangled, tortuous.
3. Overly or gratuitously complex.
4. Characterized by elaborate scheming and intrigue; devious.
5. Of or relating to the Eastern Orthodox Church.