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  • v. Present participle of nod.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Curved so that the apex hangs down; having the top bent downward.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a drooping position; bending with a quick motion: as, a nodding plume; specifically, in botany, having a short bend in the peduncle below the flower, causing the latter to face downward; cernuous.
  • n. The act of one who nods: also used attributively: as, a nodding acquaintance (an acquaintance involving no recognition other than a nod).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having branches or flower heads that bend downward

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