from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hooked; bent or made in the form of a hook; incurved. Equivalent formations are adunc and aduncal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Curved inwards; hooked.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective curved inwards; hooked


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  • - not essential; supplemental; superfluous v. - attract and hold to surface (minute particles of mixture or molecules of gas or liquid). adsorbate, aduncous, aduncate adj. - hook-shaped; crooked. aduncity, adust adj. - (sun) burnt or scorched; dried up by heat; gloomy, sad.



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