proclinate

adjective
proc·​li·​nate | \ ˈpräkləˌnāt \

Definition of proclinate

: directed forward an insect with proclinate ocellar bristles

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History and Etymology for proclinate

Latin proclinatus, past participle of proclinare to bend forward, from pro- forward + clinare to bend, incline

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“Proclinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proclinate. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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