reclinate


reclinate
reclinate [rek′lə nāt΄]
adj.
[< L reclinatus, pp. of reclinare: see RECLINE]
Bot. bending downward, as a leaf or stem

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  • Reclinate — Rec li*nate (r[e^]k l[i^]*n[asl]t), a. [L. reclinatus, p. p.] (Bot.) Reclined, as a leaf; bent downward, so that the point, as of a stem or leaf, is lower than the base. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reclinate — adj. [L. re, back; clinare, to lean] Inclined backward …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • reclinate — /rek leuh nayt , nit/, adj. bending or curved downward. [1745 55; < L reclinatus (ptp. of reclinare to RECLINE); see ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • reclinate — rec·li·nate …   English syllables

  • reclinate — rec•li•nate [[t]ˈrɛk ləˌneɪt, nɪt[/t]] adj. bending or curved downward • Etymology: 1745–55; < L reclīnātus (ptp. of reclīnāre to recline); see ate I …   From formal English to slang

  • reclinate —   a. bending backwards or downwards …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • reclinate — adj. Bot. bending downwards. Etymology: L reclinatus, past part. of reclinare (as RECLINE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reclined — Re*clined (r[ e]*kl[imac]nd ), a. (Bot.) Falling or turned downward; reclinate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reclinat — reclinát adj. m. (sil. cli ), pl. reclináţi; f. sg. reclinátă, pl. reclináte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  RECLINÁT, Ă adj. Îndoit înapoi. [< fr. récliné …   Dicționar Român

  • reclinato — pl.m. reclinati sing.f. reclinata pl.f. reclinate …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari