adjective Biology.
rolled backward or downward; rolled backward at the tip or margin, as a leaf.

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin revolūtus, past participle of revolvere to revolve Unabridged
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revolute (ˈrɛvəˌluːt)
(esp of the margins of a leaf) rolled backwards and downwards
[C18: from Latin revolūtus rolled back; see revolve]

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Example sentences
The vertical and the roof pillars were modelled using rigid bodies connected each other by revolute joints.
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