Definitions

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  • adj. circinate; coiled from the apex towards the base

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Circinate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, rolled spirally downward. See circinate, a.
  • In entomology, rolled spirally backward and inward: applied to the proboscis of a haustellate insect, as a butterfly.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

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