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Definition of the adjective Aduncous

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  1. curved inwards; hooked

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Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1896)

A Dictionary of the English Language : Giving the Derivations, Pronunciations, Definitions and Synonyms of a Large Vocabulary of the Words Occurring in Literature, Art, Science, and the Common Speech by Noah Webster

ADUNCOUS. , (id-nilsh'uin, n. 1. The act or prac- tfee of admitting. 2. Power or permission to enter. 3. The granting of an argument or position not fully proved. 4. {Late) Acquiescence or concurrence in a statement made by another. 6. A fact ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

bowed, curved, flexed deflected, aduncous, arcuate, inturvate. Bent on. Resolved, determined, fixed, or set on. Benumb, v. a. Stupefy, paralyze, deaden, blunt, make torpid, render insensible. Benzoin, 1 «. Gurabenjamin, benjamin, friar's ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

base hooked; bent inward (aduncate, aduncous) - ae [L. nom. pl. -ae] sufplural ending (antennae, minutiae) aed- [Gr. aedes, ...

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Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations (Expanded Second Edition) (2014)

by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine

arcuate, vaulted, concamerated curveddownward downcurved, downturned, decurved, decurvate curvedforward procurved curvedbackward recurved, recurvate curvedinward incurved, incurvate, involute, hooked, aduncous curved outward ...

Google previewThe English Dictionary from Cawdrey to Johnson, 1604-1755 (1991)

by DeWitt Talmage Starnes, Gertrude Elizabeth Noyes

Aduncous (a duneus) crooked. Adun que downwards, hooked. Acrimony ( acrimonia) sharpness, sourness, Aculeate (aculeatus) that hath a sting or pricke, biting, vexing. Bac. Acuminate (acumino) to make sharp-edged or pointed. Acufictor ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary (1995)

A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs

decurvate curved forward procurved curved backward recurved, recurvate curved inward incurved, incurvate, involute, hooked, aduncous curved outward excurved, excurvate curving back toward itself hooked, crooked curved around farther ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Hence unce2, adunc, aduncous, etc.] 1. The hook-like anterior extremity of the uncinate convolution of the brain.–2. In entom., the beak-like mesial prolongation of the eighth abdominal segment of '' insects. It forms no proper part of the organs ...

Google previewGlossographia Anglicana Nova; Or, A Dictionary Interpreting Such Hard Words of Whatever Language, as are at Present Used in the English Tongue (1707)

With Their Etymologies, Definitions, Etc. ...

Aduncous, crooked downwards. Advocate, a Gendethan of the Civil Law, that Pleads, Assists , or Sollicits another Man's Cause. Advowson, the Reversion of a Spiritual Benefice j it signifies in Law a Right to present is Clergy-man to a Benefice ...

Google previewNew Dictionary Armenian-English (2009)

by Matthias Bedrossian

lint, a curved, bent, crooked, aduncous; P – a ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2U1N1C3O1U1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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