Bot. having an upside-down appearance, as the flower of an orchid; inverted
Origin of resupinateClassical Latin resupinatus, past participle of resupinare, to bend back ; from re-, back + supinus, supine
Inverted or seemingly turned upside down, as the flowers of most orchids and the fruiting bodies of certain fungi.
Origin of resupinateLatin resupīnātus, past participle of resupīnāre, to bend back : re-, re- + supīnus, supine; see supine.
(comparative more resupinate, superlative most resupinate)
- (botany) Having the appearance of being upside down