from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Botany Bent or turned abruptly downward at a sharp angle: deflexed petals.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Bent downward, as branches, leaves, or hairs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bent abruptly downward.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Deflected; specifically, in zoology, bent down: as, a deflexed margin.
From Latin dēflexus, past participle of dēflectere, to bend; see deflect.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)