arcuate

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

Definition of arcuate

: curved like a bow
  • an arcuate cloud

arcuately

adverb

Origin and Etymology of arcuate

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


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arcuate

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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