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

1800–10; < Latin dēclīnātus, past participle of dēclīnāre. See decline, -ate1
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Related Words for declinate

curvaceous, rounded, arched, crooked, twisted, elliptical, serpentine, twisting, looped, compass, sweeping, round, arced, wreathed, turned, humped, incurvate, skewed, circular, curly

British Dictionary definitions for declinate


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