curvity

noun
cur·​vi·​ty | \ ˈkərvətē \
plural -es

Definition of curvity

archaic

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History and Etymology for curvity

Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French curvité, from Late Latin curvitat-, curvitas, from Latin curvus curved + -itat-, -itas -ity

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“Curvity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curvity. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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