arcuate

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

Definition of arcuate

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1626


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arcuate

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

Medical Definition of arcuate

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


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