in·​cur·​vate ˈin-ˌkər-ˌvāt How to pronounce incurvate (audio)
incurvated; incurvating

transitive verb

: to cause to curve inward : bend
incurvation noun
(ˌ)in-ˈkər-və-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce incurvate (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of incurvate was in 1578

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“Incurvate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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