Definition of incurve in English:

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incurve

Pronunciation: /inˈkərv/

verb

[no object] (usually as adjective incurved)
Curve inward: incurved horns
More example sentences
  • Anemone-centred, pompon, spider-form, incurved, reflexed and quill-shaped are names attributed to some of the flower shapes.
  • Outer lip thin, long, with anterior end projected and incurved.
  • It can readily be distinguished by its subspherical, non-alate shell, incurved ventral beak and higher, posteriorly trilobate cardinal process.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin incurvare, from in- 'in, toward' + curvare 'to curve'.

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Syllabification: in·curve

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