intransitive verb-·curved′, -·curv′ing
to curve or bend back or backward
Origin of recurveClassical Latin recurvare from re-, back + curvare from curvus: see curve
tr. & intr.v.re·curved, re·curv·ing, re·curves
To curve (something) backward or downward or become curved backward or downward.
Origin of recurveLatin recurvāre re- re- curvāre to curve ( from curvus curve ; see curve . )