• Bent or turned downward or backward.
  • In <em>botany</em>, bent abruptly backward: said of petals, sepals, leaf-veins, etc.
  • In <em>zoology</em>, bent back or up; reflex.
  • In <em>heraldry</em>, curved twice: same as <internalXref urlencoded="bowed">bowed</internalXref>, but applied especially to the chain secured to the collar of a beast, which often takes an S-curve. Also <internalXref urlencoded="reflected">reflected</internalXref>.
  • Bent backward or outward.
  • Simple past tense and past participle of <xref>reflex</xref>.
  • <xref>turned</xref> <xref>backwards</xref>
  • (of leaves) bent downward and outward more than 90 degrees
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