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adjective ar·cu·ate \ˈär-kyə-wət, -ˌwāt\

Definition of ARCUATE

:  curved like a bow <an arcuate cloud>
ar·cu·ate·ly adverb

Origin of ARCUATE

Latin arcuatus, past participle of arcuare to bend like a bow, from arcus bow
First Known Use: 1626

Rhymes with ARCUATE

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Medical Dictionary


adjective ar·cu·ate \ˈär-kyə-wət, -ˌwāt\

Medical Definition of ARCUATE

:  curved like a bow <arcuate fibers in the brain>


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