de·​curved (ˌ)dē-ˈkərvd How to pronounce decurved (audio)
: curved downward : bent down
a decurved bill

Word History


partial translation of Late Latin decurvatus, from Latin de- + curvatus curved

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of decurved was in 1835

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Cite this Entry

“Decurved.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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