Meaning of inclinate in English:

inclinate

Pronunciation /ˈɪnklɪneɪt/ /ˈɪŋklɪneɪt/

adjective

rare
  • 1Sloping; inclined; oblique; bent.

  • 2Entomology
    Of a bristle: inclined or bent, specifically towards the midline of the body. Compare proclinate , reclinate .

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Palladius' De Re Rustica. From classical Latin inclīnātus inclined, past participle of inclīnāre incline.