reflexed

adjective

re·​flexed ˈrē-ˌflekst How to pronounce reflexed (audio)
ri-ˈflekst
: bent or curved backward or downward
reflexed petals
reflexed leaves

Word History

Etymology

Latin reflexus + English -ed entry 1

First Known Use

1733, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reflexed was in 1733

Dictionary Entries Near reflexed

Cite this Entry

“Reflexed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reflexed. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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