arcuate

adjective
ar·​cu·​ate | \ ˈär-kyə-wət How to pronounce arcuate (audio) , -ˌwāt \

Definition of arcuate

: curved like a bow an arcuate cloud

Other Words from arcuate

arcuately adverb

First Known Use of arcuate

1626, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arcuate

Latin arcuatus, past participle of arcuare to bend like a bow, from arcus bow

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“Arcuate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arcuate. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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arcuate

adjective
ar·​cu·​ate | \ ˈär-kyə-wət How to pronounce arcuate (audio) , -ˌwāt How to pronounce arcuate (audio) \

Medical Definition of arcuate

: curved like a bow arcuate fibers in the brain

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