reclinate

adjective rec·li·nate \ˈrekləˌnāt, -nə̇t\
variants: less commonly

reclinated

\-ˌnātə̇d\

Definition of reclinate

  1. :  bent downward so that the apex is below the base —used especially of a stem or leaf

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Origin and Etymology of reclinate

Latin reclinatus, past participle of reclinare to recline


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