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incurvate

[ adjective in-kur-veyt, in-kur-vit; verb in-kur-veyt, in-kur-veyt ]
/ adjective 藞瑟n k蓽r藢ve瑟t, 瑟n藞k蓽r v瑟t; verb 藞瑟n k蓽r藢ve瑟t, 瑟n藞k蓽r ve瑟t /
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adjective
curved, especially inward.
verb (used with object), in路cur路vat路ed, in路cur路vat路ing.
to make curved; turn from a straight line or course; curve, especially inward.
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Origin of incurvate

1570鈥80; <Latin incurv膩tus, past participle of incurv膩re.See incurve, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM incurvate

in路cur路va路ture [in-kur-vuh-cher], /瑟n藞k蓽r v蓹 t蕛蓹r/, in路cur路va路tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for incurvate

incurvate

verb (藞瑟nk蓽藧藢ve瑟t) incurve (瑟n藞k蓽藧v)
to curve or cause to curve inwards
adjective (瑟n藞k蓽藧v瑟t, -ve瑟t)
curved inwards

Derived forms of incurvate

incurvation, nounincurvature (瑟n藞k蓽藧v蓹t蕛蓹), noun

Word Origin for incurvate

C16: from Latin incurv膩re (vb)
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