declinate

[ dek-luh-neyt, -nit ]
/ ˈdɛk ləˌneɪt, -nɪt /

adjective

having a downward curve or slope; bending away, as from the horizontal: a declinate flower.

Origin of declinate

1800–10; < Latin dēclīnātus, past participle of dēclīnāre. See decline, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for declinate

declinate

/ (ˈdɛklɪˌneɪt, -nɪt) /

adjective

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