deflexed

adjective
de·flexed | \ˈdē-ˌflekst, di-ˈ\

Definition of deflexed 

: turned abruptly downward a deflexed leaf

First Known Use of deflexed

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for deflexed

Latin deflexus, past participle of deflectere

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