recurvate

recurvate

[ri-kur-vit, -veyt]
adjective
bent back or backward; recurved.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin recurvātus (past participle of recurvāre) to bend backwards, equivalent to re- re- + curv(us) curve + -ātus -ate1

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recurvate (rɪˈkɜːvɪt, -veɪt)
 
adj
rare bent back

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