Definition of decurved in English:


Syllabification: de·curved
Pronunciation: /dēˈkərvd


  • (Especially of a bird’s bill) curved downward.
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    • They are seed eaters and have a short, strong, decurved bill.
    • The Chough (pronounced ‘chuff’) is an elegant member of the crow family, a little smaller than a Rook and distinguished by a bright red, slightly decurved bill and red legs and feet.
    • It has a long, slightly decurved bill and a short, upturned tail.

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