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recurvate

verb re·cur·vate \ rə̇ˈkərˌvāt , ˈrēkərˌ- \

Definition of recurvate

-ed/-ing/-s
transitive verb
:to cause to bend backwards
intransitive verb
:to curve back

recurvation

\¦rē+\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of recurvate

Latin recurvatus, past participle of recurvare, from re- + curvare to curve


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recurvate

adjective re·cur·vate \ rə̇ˈkərˌvāt , (ˈ)rē¦kərvə̇t \

Definition of recurvate

Origin and Etymology of recurvate

Latin recurvatus


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