Words nearby recurved
Definition for recurved (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), re·curved, re·curv·ing.
Examples from the Web for recurved
When ripe, the fruit is hard, carrying two stout beaks with recurved tips.Seed Dispersal|William J. Beal
Crook: the hook or recurved tip of the antenna in Hesperidae.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Even the leopard cannot follow it there—notwithstanding his recurved claws that enable him to climb like a cat.The Young Yagers|Mayne Reid
Ovary 1-celled, with a single suspended ovule; stigmas 2, long and pointed, recurved.
The feelers are recurved at the tip, and thickened just before the extremity.