recurved

[ree-kurvd]
adjective
curved upward, as the bill of a bird.

Origin:
1590–1600; see recurve, -ed2

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recurve

[ri-kurv]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), recurved, recurving.
to curve or bend back or backward.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin recurvāre, equivalent to re- re- + curvāre to curve

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recurve (rɪˈkɜːv)
 
vb
to curve or bend (something) back or down or (of something) to be so curved or bent
 
[C16: from Latin recurvāre from re- + curvāre to curve]

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Example sentences
The only thing that doesn't fit with my hypothesis is the recurved carnivore
  teeth that seem to be evident.
Stems consist of canes with broad-based, recurved thorns.
Plant: multi-stemmed shrub, sometimes climbing vine, with arching stems and
  recurved thorns.
Non venomous snakes have tiny, recurved teeth that are useful for holding and
  swallowing prey.
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