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Meaning of RECURVATE

Pronunciation:  ri'kurvit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  curved backward or inward
 

RECURVATE is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: curved, curving, recurved
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*cur"vate\ (r?*k?r"v?t), a. [L. recurvatus, p. p.
    of recurvare. See {Re-}, and {Curvate}.] (Bot.)
    Recurved.
    
    
  2. \Re*cur"vate\ (-v?t), v. t.
    To bend or curve back; to recurve. --Pennant.
    
    
 

 

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