- having a downward curve or slope; bending away, as from the horizontal: a declinate flower.
Origin of declinate
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Related Words for declinatecurvaceous, rounded, arched, crooked, twisted, elliptical, serpentine, twisting, looped, compass, sweeping, round, arced, wreathed, turned, humped, incurvate, skewed, circular, curly
- (esp of plant parts) descending from the horizontal in a curve; drooping
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