Meaning of aduncate in English:

aduncate

Pronunciation /əˈdʌŋkeɪt/

adjective

  • Hooked, bent inward.

    Chiefly in scientific contexts.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Lovell (?1630–1690), naturalist. From post-classical Latin aduncatus, past participle of aduncare to bend, curve from classical Latin ad- + uncus hooked, crooked, curved.