inflexed

adjective
in·​flexed | \ ˈin-ˌflekst How to pronounce inflexed (audio) \

Definition of inflexed

: bent or turned abruptly inward or downward or toward the axis inflexed petals

First Known Use of inflexed

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for inflexed

Latin inflexus, past participle of inflectere

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“Inflexed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inflexed. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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