Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. sloping upward; rising as a hillside.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Sloping upward; rising as a hillside; -- opposed to declivous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Rising, as the slope of a hill: the opposite of declivous.

Etymologies

Latin acclivis and acclivus (Wiktionary)

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