[ dee-kurvd ]
/ diˈkɜrvd /
curved downward, as the bill of a bird.
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Examples from the Web for decurved
Wings broad, convex, the inner secondaries elongated and decurved; tail short, rounded.
Bill short, stout, cerate; upper mandible with the tip elongated and decurved; lower mandible rounded and thin-edged at the end.
British Dictionary definitions for decurved
/ (diːˈkɜːvd) /
bent or curved downwardsa decurved bill; decurved petals
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