incurvate

verb
in·​cur·​vate | \ ˈin-ˌkər-ˌvāt How to pronounce incurvate (audio) , (ˌ)in-ˈkər-\
incurvated; incurvating

Definition of incurvate

transitive verb

: to cause to curve inward : bend

Other Words from incurvate

incurvate \ ˈin-​ˌkər-​ˌvāt How to pronounce incurvate (audio) , (ˌ)in-​ˈkər-​vət How to pronounce incurvate (audio) \ adjective
incurvation \ ˌin-​ˌkər-​ˈvā-​shən How to pronounce incurvation (audio) \ noun
incurvature \ (ˌ)in-​ˈkər-​və-​ˌchu̇r How to pronounce incurvature (audio) , -​chər , -​ˌtyu̇r , -​ˌtu̇r \ noun

First Known Use of incurvate

1578, in the meaning defined above

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Incurvariidae

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