Definition of reclinate in English:

reclinate

Pronunciation /ˈrɛklɪneɪt/

adjective

  • 1Botany
    Of a plant or part of a plant: bending downwards or back on itself.

  • 2Entomology
    Especially of a bristle: directed backward or upward.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Chambers's Cyclopaedia. From classical Latin reclīnātus, past participle of reclīnāre recline.