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adjective Obsolete.
  1. declivous.
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Origin of declive

1625–35; < Latin dēclīvis sloping downward; see declivity
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Historical Examples of declive

  • GEN. Corpus compressissimum, assulaeforme: caput crassius, minus altum, declive.

    Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1.

    J Lort Stokes

declive in Medicine


  1. The posterior sloping portion of the monticulus of the vermis of the cerebellum.
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