from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Bent or curved inward or downward, as petals or sepals.
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- adj. inflected
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Turned; bent.
- adj. Bent or turned abruptly inwards, or toward the axis, as the petals of a flower.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Turned; bent. Specifically
From Latin īnflexus, past participle of īnflectere, to bend; see inflect.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)