anhedral

[ an-hee-druhl ]
/ ænˈhi drəl /

adjective Petrography.

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Origin of anhedral

First recorded in 1895–1900; an-1 + -hedral
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British Dictionary definitions for anhedral

anhedral
/ (ænˈhiːdrəl) /

noun

the downward inclination of an aircraft wing in relation to the lateral axisCompare dihedral (def. 4)
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