reclinate

reclinate

[rek-luh-neyt, -nit]
adjective
bending or curved downward.

Origin:
1745–55; < Latin reclīnātus (past participle of reclīnāre to recline); see -ate1

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reclinate (ˈrɛklɪˌneɪt)
 
adj
(esp of a leaf or stem) naturally curved or bent backwards so that the upper part rests on the ground
 
[C18: from Latin reclīnātus bent back]

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