Aduncous A*dun"cous, a. [L. aduncus; ad + uncus hooked, hook.] Curved inwards; hooked. [1913 Webster]

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  • aduncous — adj. [L. ad, near; uncus, hooked] Inwardly curved; hooked; hamate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • aduncous —   , ♦ aduncate   a. hook shaped; crooked.    ♦ aduncity, n. inward curvature …   Dictionary of difficult words

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  • Aduncity — A*dun ci*ty, n. [L. aduncitas. See {Aduncous}.] Curvature inwards; hookedness. [1913 Webster] The aduncity of the beaks of hawks. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aduncate — См. aduncous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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