revolute

adjective
rev·​o·​lute | \ ˈre-və-ˌlüt How to pronounce revolute (audio) \

Definition of revolute

: rolled backward or downward a leaf with revolute margins

First Known Use of revolute

circa 1753, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for revolute

Latin revolutus, past participle of revolvere

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The first known use of revolute was circa 1753

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“Revolute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revolute. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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