Origin of convexo-concave
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In form, it is circular, convexo-concave, and resembles a watch-glass.
- having one side convex and the other side concave
- (of a lens) having a convex face with greater curvature than the concave faceCompare concavo-convex (def. 2)
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- Being convex on one side and concave on the other.
- Having greater curvature on the convex side than on the concave side. Used of a lens.
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