proclinate

adjective

proc·​li·​nate
ˈpräkləˌnāt
: directed forward
an insect with proclinate ocellar bristles

Word History

Etymology

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 17 Apr. 2024.

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