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reclinate

[rek-luh-neyt, -nit]
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adjective
  1. bending or curved downward.
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Origin of reclinate

1745–55; < Latin reclīnātus (past participle of reclīnāre to recline); see -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for reclinate

reclinate

adjective
  1. (esp of a leaf or stem) naturally curved or bent backwards so that the upper part rests on the ground
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Word Origin

C18: from Latin reclīnātus bent back
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