adjective ex·curved \ˈeks+ˌ-\
variants: or


\ˈekˌskərˌvāt, (ˈ)ek¦skərvə̇t\

Definition of excurved

  1. :  curved outward or away from a central part

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Origin and Etymology of excurved

1ex- + curved or curvate (from 3curve + -ate)

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