declinate

[ dek-luh-neyt, -nit ]
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adjective
  1. having a downward curve or slope; bending away, as from the horizontal: a declinate flower.

Origin of declinate

1
1800–10; <Latin dēclīnātus, past participle of dēclīnāre.See decline, -ate1

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declinate

/ (ˈdɛklɪˌneɪt, -nɪt) /


adjective
  1. (esp of plant parts) descending from the horizontal in a curve; drooping

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