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-curvus , a, um, adj.,
I.turned back, bent, crooked, or curved back (a poet. word of the Aug. per.; also in post-Aug. prose; syn.: reduncus, repandus): cornu, * Verg. A. 7, 513; Ov. M. 5, 327; id. F. 5, 119: “puppis,id. M. 8, 141; 11, 464; 15, 698: “fibrae radicis,id. ib. 14, 632: “hederae nexus,winding, id. ib. 3, 664; cf. “tectum,” i. e. the Labyrinth, id. H. 10, 71: “aera,” i. e. hooks, fishhooks, id. F. 6, 240: “tergum (delphini),id. ib. 2, 113 et saep.: “conchae ad buccinum recurvae,Plin. 9, 33, 52, § 103.
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