bent downward, as branches, leaves, or hairs
Origin of deflexedearlier deflex (; from Classical Latin deflexus, past participle of deflectere, deflect) + -ed
Bent or turned abruptly downward at a sharp angle: deflexed petals.
Origin of deflexedFrom Latin d&emacron;flexus, past participle of d&emacron;flectere, to bend; see deflect.
(comparative more deflexed, superlative most deflexed)
- Bent downward, as branches, leaves, or hairs.