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